Are Protists Heterotrophs or Autotrophs?


Protists are both heterotrophs and autotrophs. The heterotrophs are animal-like protists. The autotrophs are plant-like protists. There are also protists that are mixtrophic.
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The word heterotroph comes from the Greek "heteros, which means "other" or "different, and "trophe, which means "nutrition. Heterotrophs get their food
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