adjective Date: circa 1889 of a mycorrhiza growing in a close web on the surface of the associated root — compare endotrophic

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  • ectotrophic — /ek teuh trof ik, troh fik/, adj. (of a mycorrhiza) growing outside the root or between the cells. Cf. endotrophic. [1925 30; ECTO + TROPHIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • ectotrophic — ec·to·trophic …   English syllables

  • ectotrophic — /ɛktoʊˈtrɒfɪk/ (say ektoh trofik), / ˈtroʊfɪk/ (say trohfik), /ɛktə / (say ektuh ) adjective of, denoting, or relating to a type of mycorrhizal association, found particularly in forest trees, in which the fungal hyphae form a dense layer on the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ectotrophic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • endotrophic — adjective Date: 1899 of a mycorrhiza penetrating into the associated root and ramifying between the cells compare ectotrophic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -trophic — adjective combining form Etymology: New Latin trophia trophy 1. a. of, relating to, or characterized by (such) nutrition < ectotrophic > b. requiring or utilizing (such) a kind of nutrition < heterotrophic > 2. tropic 2 < gonadotrophic > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • mycorrhiza — mycorrhizal, mycorhizal, adj. /muy keuh ruy zeuh/, n., pl. mycorrhizae / zee/, mycorrhizas. Plant Pathol. a symbiotic association of the mycelium of a fungus, esp. a basidiomycete, with the roots of certain plants, in which the hyphae form a… …   Universalium

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