Oophytic O`["o]*phyt"ic ([=o]`[-o]*f[i^]t"[i^]k), a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to an o["o]phyte. [1913 Webster]

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  • oophytic — adjective of, pertaining to or characteristic of an oophyte …   Wiktionary

  • oophytic — oo·phyt·ic …   English syllables

  • oophytic — adjective see oophyte …   Useful english dictionary

  • oophyte — oophytic /oh euh fit ik/, adj. /oh euh fuyt /, n. Bot. the gametophyte of a moss, fern, or liverwort, resulting from the development of a fertilized egg. [1885 90; OO + PHYTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pseudobulbil — |sü(ˌ)dō+ noun Etymology: pseud + bulbil : a pear shaped oophytic outgrowth in various ferns replacing the sporangia and characterizing a phase of apospory …   Useful english dictionary

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