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-phyte

noun combining form

Definition of -PHYTE

1
:  plant having a (specified) characteristic or habitat <xerophyte>
2
:  pathological outgrowth <osteophyte>

Origin of -PHYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek phyton plant

-phyte

noun combining form \ˌfīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -PHYTE

1
:  plant having a (specified) characteristic or habitat <saprophyte>
2
:  pathological growth <osteophyte>

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