autoecious


au·toe·cious

adjective \-ˈtē-shəs\

Definition of AUTOECIOUS

:  passing through all life stages on the same host <autoecious rusts>
au·toe·cious·ly adverb
au·toe·cism \-ˈtē-ˌsi-zəm\ noun

Origin of AUTOECIOUS

aut- + Greek oikia house — more at vicinity
First Known Use: circa 1877

au·toe·cious

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AUTOECIOUS

: passing through all life stages on the same host <autoecious rusts>
au·toe·cism \-ˈtē-ˌsiz-əm\ noun

Variants of AUTOECIOUS

au·toe·cious also au·te·cious \-ˈtē-shəs\

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