} Meaning of DETRITIVORE in a Sentence - Words In Sentences

Meaning of DETRITIVORE in a Sentence

Definition: a living creature that ingests decaying and nonliving carbon-based matter

Part of Speech: Noun

Synonym(s): detritus eater, detritus feeder, scavenger

Antonym(s): n/a

Example Sentences:


1. I was grossed out when I saw the detritivore feeding on the dying rodent.


2. The fungus is a type of detritivore that consumes decomposing or unresponsive organic lifeforms.


3. As a detritivore, the bacterium receives sustenance by consuming deceased organisms.

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