exo·​phil·​ic ˌek-sə-ˈfil-ik How to pronounce exophilic (audio)
: ecologically independent of humans and their domestic environment
an exophilic species of mosquito
compare endophilic
exophily noun
plural exophilies

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“Exophilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/exophilic. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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