Entophyte En"to*phyte, n. [Ento- + Gr. ? a plant.] (Med.) A vegetable parasite subsisting in the interior of the body. [1913 Webster]

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  • entophyte — [en′tə fīt΄] n. 〚 ENTO + PHYTE〛 ENDOPHYTE entophytic [en′təfit′ik] adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • entophyte — [en′tə fīt΄] n. [ ENTO + PHYTE] ENDOPHYTE entophytic [en′təfit′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • entophyte — n. [Gr. entomon, insect; phyton, plant] A fungus living on or in the body of an insect. entomophytic adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • entophyte — noun Any plant growing as a parasite within another organism …   Wiktionary

  • entophyte — (an to fi t ) s. m. Terme de botanique. Végétal qui se développe dans le tissu même d une plante vivante. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, en dedans et plante …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • entophyte — en·to·phyte (enґto fīt) endophyte …   Medical dictionary

  • entophyte — /ˈɛntoʊfaɪt/ (say entohfuyt) noun a plant growing within an animal or another plant, usually as a parasite. {ento + phyte} –entophytic /ɛntəˈfɪtɪk/ (say entuh fitik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • entophyte —   n. parasitic plant living within another plant or animal.    ♦ entophytal,    ♦ entophytic,    ♦ entophytous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • entophyte — n. Bot. a plant growing inside a plant or animal. * * * enˈtophyte / fīt/ noun (Gr phyton plant) an endophyte • • • Main Entry: ↑ento …   Useful english dictionary

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