endophyte


en·do·phyte

noun \ˈen-də-ˌfīt\

Definition of ENDOPHYTE

:  an organism (as a bacterium or fungus) living within a plant
en·do·phyt·ic \ˌen-də-ˈfi-tik\ adjective

Origin of ENDOPHYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1835

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