Definition of chemoautotrophy in US English:

chemoautotrophy

noun

Biology
  • See chemoautotroph

    • ‘In anoxic bank sediments, respiration was also much greater than chemoautotrophy, but was entirely anaerobic.’
    • ‘Nitrifying bacteria are capable of chemoautotrophy.’

Pronunciation

chemoautotrophy

/-ˈôtəˌtrōfē/