Phytoid Phy"toid, a. [Phyto- + -oid.] Resembling a plant; plantlike. [1913 Webster]

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  • phytoid — Resembling a plant; denoting an animal having many of the biologic characteristics of a vegetable. [G. phytodes, fr. phyton, plant, + eidos, resemblance] * * * phy·toid (fiґtoid) [phyto + oid] resembling a plant …   Medical dictionary

  • phytoid — phy·toid …   English syllables

  • phytoid — ˈfīˌtȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phyt + oid : resembling a plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • phytogamy —   n. Botany, cross fertilization.    ♦ phytogenesis, n. development and origin of plants.    ♦ phytogenic, a. derived from plants.    ♦ phytography, n. descriptive botany.    ♦ phytoid, a. plant like.    ♦ phytophagic,    ♦ phytophagous, a.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • phytiform — phytiform, a. rare. (ˈfaɪtɪfɔːm, ˈfɪtɪ ) [irreg. f. Gr. ϕυτόν plant + form.] Plant like, phytoid. in Cent. Dict. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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