adjective li·pox·e·nous \lə̇ˈpäksənəs, lī-\

Definition of lipoxenous

  1. :  abandoning the host —used of various parasitic fungi (as ergot)


\-nē\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of lipoxenous

2lipo- + -xenous

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to cast off or become cast off

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