An Organism That Makes Its Own Food Is Called?


An organism that can make its own food is called an autotroph. The word autotroph means self-feeding and it comes from the Greek words 'autos' and 'trophe'. Autotrophs are able to produce organic compounds such as proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. In doing so, they are able to produce food for themselves if they cannot get it elsewhere. They do this by using sunlight or through oxidation. Some examples of these organisms include the Resurrection fern, the corpse lily, and green algae.
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An autotroph.
An Autotroph uses inorganic substances to make its own food. Plants are another type of organism that makes it's own food by using its leaves and the sun.
An autotroph (or producer) is an organism that makes its own food
Producer or autotrophs.
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