Definition of chemotrophic in English:

chemotrophic

adjective

Biology
  • 1Chemotropic. Now rare.

  • 2Of or relating to chemotrophy; characterized by chemotrophy.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. From chemo- + -trophic.

Pronunciation

chemotrophic

/ˌkɛmə(ʊ)ˈtrɒfɪk//ˌkiːmə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪk/