Saprobe

Same as saprophyte when the organism is not a plant.

saprobe

(să´prōb) an organism, usually referring to a fungus, that feeds on dead or decaying organic matter. See also saprophyte. adj., sapro´bic., adj.
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saprobe

noun an organism that lives in and derives its nourishment from organic matter in stagnant or foul water
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saprobe

An organism that obtains its food directly from decaying organic material. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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saprobe

An organism that obtains its nutrients from non-living organic matter (commonly dead and decaying plant or animal matter) by absorbing soluble organic compounds. (Also saprotroph.)
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saprobe

saprobe 1. An organism that lives in and derives its nourishment from organic matter in stagnant or foul water. 2. An organism that derives its nourishment from nonliving or decaying organic matter.
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saprobe

saprotroph, saprobe 1. Any organism that lives off dead or decaying organic material. 2. An organism that obtains its nutrients from non-living organic matter, usually dead and decaying plant or animal matter, by absorbing soluble organic compounds. Since saprotrophs cannot make food for themselves, they are considered a type of heterotroph. The ...
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saprobe

Type: Term Pronunciation: sa′prōb Definitions: 1. An organism that lives on dead organic material. This term is preferable to saprophyte, because bacteria and fungi are no longer regarded as plants.
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saprobe

[n] - an organism that lives in and derives its nourishment from organic matter in stagnant or foul water
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