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1. Chemoautotroph (chemolithotroph, chemotroph)
A microorganism which can make its own food using chemicals like ammonia or sulfur compounds rather than solar energy as in photosynthesis . It derives its energy by oxidizing the chemical bonds. A type of autotroph .