"An organism that is able to form nutritional organic substances from simple inorganic substances such as carbon dioxide. An autotroph is like a plant which has the capabilities to make their own food. "
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.