ectotrophic

adjective
ec·​to·​tro·​phic | \ˌek-tə-ˈtrō-fik \

Definition of ectotrophic 

of a mycorrhiza

: growing in a close web on the surface of the associated root — compare endotrophic

First Known Use of ectotrophic

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

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