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endocarpoid

[en-doh-kahr-poid] /ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr pɔɪd/
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1.
(of a lichen) having the fruiting body embedded in the thallus.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Endocarp(on) a genus of lichens (see endo-, -carp) + -oid
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