Prototroph vs Prototropic - What's the difference?

prototroph | prototropic |


In context|biology|lang=en terms the difference between prototroph and prototropic

is that prototroph is (biology) any microorganism that can synthesize its nutrients from inorganic material while prototropic is (biology) of or pertaining to prototrophs.

As a noun prototroph

is (biology) any microorganism that can synthesize its nutrients from inorganic material.

As an adjective prototropic is

(chemistry) of, pertaining to, or exhibiting prototropy.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

prototroph

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (biology) Any microorganism that can synthesize its nutrients from inorganic material
  • prototropic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting prototropy
  • (biology) Of or pertaining to prototrophs