allotrophic


allotrophic
Having an altered nutritive value. [allo- + G. trophe, nourishment]

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al·lo·tro·phic .al-ə-'träf-ik, -'trō-fik, 'al-ə-. adj
1) having an altered and esp. a lowered nutritive value <\allotrophic foods>
2) HETEROTROPHIC

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al·lo·tro·phic (al″o-troґfik) rendered non-nutritious by the process of digestion.

Medical dictionary. 2011.