autochthonous defined in 1951 yearautochthonous - autochthonous;
autochthonous - Of soil micro-organisms, metabolic activity and population more or less stable, unaffected by addition of organic matter. Compare with: Zymogenous. Use less readily assimulated compounds, either those remaining after decay of organic matter by zymogenous organisms or compounds unused by them.
near autochthonous in Knolik
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