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Detritivore

/diˈtritəˌvôr/ Noun, pl. detrivores 1. Are heterotrophs that obtain nutrients by consuming detritus (decomposing plant and animal parts as well as organic fecal matter). (wikipedia.org) 2. An organism that feeds on detritus; a saprophage. (wiktionary.org) Syn: Detritophages or detritus feeders or detritus eaters or...

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