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ectotrophic

[ek-tuh-trof-ik, -troh-fik] /ˌɛk təˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a mycorrhiza) growing outside the root or between the cells.
Compare endotrophic.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; ecto- + -trophic
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