saprophytism

noun

sap·​ro·​phyt·​ism ˈsap-rə-ˌfīt-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce saprophytism (audio)
: the condition of feeding saprophytically

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“Saprophytism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saprophytism. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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