Re: Second bite

heterotrophs are like us - organisms that eat other organisms to stay
alive.  Plants that make sugars themselves , that is, green plants in
general, are autotrophs. 

On Wed, 30 Apr 1997 wrote:

> And the meaning of heterotroph? 
>  I found that "heter" means "different", "not alike", and "trop" means
> "turning towards" as to the sun (I couldn't find "troph").  How does this
> translate?  If I had to guess:  Such an inflorescence would be unlike others
> since it would not follow the sun's course?
> Sue Zunino

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