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hypophyllous

[hahy-puh-fil-uh s, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈfɪl əs, ˌhɪp ə-/
adjective
1.
growing on the undersurface of leaves, as a fungus.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; hypo- + -phyllous
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