endophytous

endophyte

[en-duh-fahyt]
noun Botany.
a plant living within another plant, usually as a parasite.

Origin:
1825–35; endo- + -phyte

endophytic [en-duh-fit-ik] , adjective
endophytically, adverb
endophytous [en-dof-i-tuhs] , adjective
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endophyte (ˈɛndəʊˌfaɪt)
 
n
a fungus, or occasionally an alga or other organism, that lives within a plant
 
endophytic
 
adj
 
endo'phytically
 
adv

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endophyte en·do·phyte (ěn'də-fīt')
n.
A plant parasite living inside another organism.


en'do·phyt'ic (-dō-fĭt'ĭk) adj.
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