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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sap·ro·phyt·ic /ˌsæprəˈfɪtɪk/
 腐生; 腐物寄生的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sap·ro·phyt·ic /ˌsæprəˈfɪtɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sap·ro·phyt·ic a. Feeding or growing upon decaying animal or vegetable matter; pertaining to a saprophyte or the saprophytes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: obtaining food osmotically from dissolved organic material
      2: (of some plants or fungi) feeding  on dead or decaying
         organic matter