saprophytic organism


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an organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium

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This class consists of several parasitic and saprophytic organisms, most of which infect fish and amphibians; only R.
fortuitum complex are saprophytic organisms living in soil and water that are ubiquitous in hospital environments and survive well in adverse conditions (10-13).