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ˌdi kəmˈpoʊ zərde·com·pos·er

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  1. decomposer(Noun)

    Any organism that feeds off decomposing organic material, especially bacterium or fungi.

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  1. Decomposer

    Decomposers are organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms, and in doing so carry out the natural process of decomposition. Like herbivores and predators, decomposers are heterotrophic, meaning that they use organic substrates to get their energy, carbon and nutrients for growth and development. Decomposers can break down cells of other organisms using biochemical reactions that convert the prey tissue into metabolically useful chemical products, without need for internal digestion. Decomposers use dead organisms and non-living organic compounds as their food source. The examples are:

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decomposer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decomposer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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