ectotrophic

adjective
ec·​to·​tro·​phic | \ ˌek-tə-ˈtrō-fik How to pronounce ectotrophic (audio) \

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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“Ectotrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ectotrophic. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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