Meaning of methylotroph in English:

methylotroph

noun

Microbiology
  • A microorganism that is capable of growing upon reduced carbon compounds containing no carbon-carbon bonds, such as methanol, methane, and methylamine.

Pronunciation

methylotroph

/mɪˈθɪlə(ʊ)trəʊf/ /mɪˈθʌɪlə(ʊ)trəʊf/

Origin

1970s. From methyl + -o- + -troph.