adjective Date: 1899 of a mycorrhiza penetrating into the associated root and ramifying between the cells — compare ectotrophic

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  • endotrophic — /en doh trof ik, troh fik/, adj. (of a mycorrhiza) growing inside the cells of the root. [ < G endotrophisch (1887); see ENDO , TROPHIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • endotrophic — adjective obtaining nourishment from within another organism …   Wiktionary

  • endotrophic — en·do·troph·ic …   English syllables

  • endotrophic — /ɛndoʊˈtrɒfɪk/ (say endoh trofik), / ˈtroʊfɪk/ (say trohfik) adjective of, denoting, or relating to a type of mycorrhizal association, as found in orchids, in which the fungal hyphae occur within the root tissue …   Australian English dictionary

  • endotrophic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectotrophic — adjective Date: circa 1889 of a mycorrhiza growing in a close web on the surface of the associated root compare endotrophic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arbuscules — Branched, treelike structures formed in cells of plant roots colonized by endotrophic mycorrhizal fungi …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • 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

  • 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

  • peloton — I. ˌpeləˈtän, F plȯtōⁿ noun ( s) Etymology: French, platoon, ball, from Middle French, ball, from …   Useful english dictionary

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