noun Mycology.
the development of the entire life cycle of a parasitic fungus on a single host or group of hosts.
Also, autecism.
Also called ametoecism.

aut- + oec- (< Greek oik-, stem of oîkos house) + -ism

autoecious [aw-tee-shuhs] , adjective
autoeciously, adverb
autoeciousness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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