heteroecism
noun see heteroecious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heteroecism — noun see heteroecious I * * * heteroecious /het euh ree sheuhs/, adj. heteroeciously, adv. /het euh ree siz euhm/, n. Biol. the development of different stages of a parasitic species on different host plants. [1870 75; HETER + Gk oik(ía) house +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heteroecism — Heteroecious Het er*[oe] cious, a. [Hetero + Gr. ? house.] (Bot.) Passing through the different stages in its life history on an alternation of hosts, as the common wheat rust fungus ({Puccinia graminis}), and certain other parasitic fungi;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heteroecism — heteroecious /het euh ree sheuhs/, adj. heteroeciously, adv. /het euh ree siz euhm/, n. Biol. the development of different stages of a parasitic species on different host plants. [1870 75; HETER + Gk oik(ía) house + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • heteroecism — n. state of being heteroecious (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heteroecism — het·er·oe·cism …   English syllables

  • heteroecism — het•er•oe•cism [[t]ˌhɛt əˈri sɪz əm[/t]] n. dvl the development of different stages of a parasitic species on different host plants • Etymology: 1870–75; heter + Gk oik(ía) house + ism het er•oe′cious ʃəs adj …   From formal English to slang

  • heteroecism — /hɛtəˈrisɪzəm/ (say hetuh reesizuhm) noun the development of different stages of a parasitic species on different host plants, as in fungi …   Australian English dictionary

  • heteroecious — adjective Etymology: heter + Greek oikia house more at vicinity Date: 1882 passing through the different stages in the life cycle on alternate and often unrelated hosts < heteroecious aphids > • heteroecism 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

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