-phyte

noun combining form

Definition of -phyte

  1. 1 :  plant having a (specified) characteristic or habitat <xerophyte>

  2. 2 :  pathological outgrowth <osteophyte>

Origin and Etymology of -phyte

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek phyton plant


Medical Dictionary

-phyte

noun combining form \ˌfīt\

Medical Definition of -phyte

  1. 1:  plant having a (specified) characteristic or habitat <saprophyte>

  2. 2:  pathological growth <osteophyte>


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