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autotroph The term 'autotroph' as it applies to the area of carbon dioxide can be defined as ' An organism needing only carbon dioxide or carbonates as a source of carbon and a simple inorganic nitrogen compound for metabolic synthesis. An autotroph can subsist in an exclusively inorganic environment since they manufacture their own organic compounds from inorganic raw materials taken from the surrounding media'.
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