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mycobiont

[mahy-koh-bahy-ont] /ˌmaɪ koʊˈbaɪ ɒnt/
noun
1.
the fungal component of a lichen.
Origin
1957
1957; myco- + Greek biont-, stem of biôn, present participle of bioûn to live; cf. symbiont
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mycobiont

/ˌmaɪkəʊˈbaɪɒnt/
noun
1.
(botany) the fungal constituent of a lichen Compare phycobiont
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