Autoecism
Autoecism Au*t[oe]"cism, n. Quality of being aut[oe]cious. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • autoecism — noun see autoecious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • autoecism — autoecious /aw tee sheuhs/, adj. autoeciously, adv. autoeciousness, n. /aw tee siz euhm/, n. Mycol. the development of the entire life cycle of a parasitic fungus on a single host or group of hosts. Also, autecism. Also called ametoecism. [AUT +… …   Universalium

  • autoecism — au·toe·cism …   English syllables

  • autoecism — /ɔˈtisɪzəm/ (say aw teesizuhm) noun the development of the entire life cycle of a parasitic fungus on a single host or group of hosts. Also, US, autecism. {aut + Greek oikos house + ism} –autoecious /ɔˈtiʃəs/ (say aw teeshuhs), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • autoecism — noun see autoecious I * * * autoecious /aw tee sheuhs/, adj. autoeciously, adv. autoeciousness, n. /aw tee siz euhm/, n. Mycol. the development of the entire life cycle of a parasitic fungus on a single host or group of hosts. Also, autecism.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • au|te|cism — « TEE sihz uhm», noun. = autoecism. (Cf. ↑autoecism) …   Useful english dictionary

  • autoecious — adjective Etymology: aut + Greek oikia house more at vicinity Date: circa 1882 passing through all life stages on the same host < autoecious rusts > • autoeciously adverb • autoecism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Heinrich Anton de Bary — Anton de Bary Heinrich Anton de Bary (26 January 1831 – 19 January 1888) was a German surgeon, botanist, microbiologist, and mycologist (fungal systematics and physiology). He is considered a founding father of plant pathology (phytopathology) as …   Wikipedia

  • autoecious — [ô tē′shəs] adj. 〚 AUTO + Gr oikos, house (see ECONOMY) + OUS〛 Biol. passing the entire life cycle on one host, as certain parasites do, esp. rust fungi autoeciously adv. autoecis …   Universalium

  • autecism — autecious /aw tee sheuhs/, adj. auteciously, adv. auteciousness, n. /aw tee siz euhm/, n. autoecism. * * * …   Universalium

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