endotrophic

adjective
en·​do·​tro·​phic | \ ˌen-də-ˈtrō-fik How to pronounce endotrophic (audio) \

Definition of endotrophic

of a mycorrhiza
: penetrating into the associated root and ramifying between the cells — compare ectotrophic

First Known Use of endotrophic

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Endotrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endotrophic. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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