Medical Definition of Ectotrophic
1. Describes an organism that gets its nutrients from the outside surface of its host. (09 Oct 1997)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ectotrophic
Literary usage of Ectotrophic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"... such as calcium oxalate, which are associated with the assimilation of nutritive salts (comp. pp. 141 and 197). We must now glance at ectotrophic ..."
2. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"Even ectotrophic fungi may penetrate into the root, though in that event they ... In some climbing plants (as Vanilla) the fungus is both ectotrophic and ..."
3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1896)
"... he calls the ectotrophic. But Sarauw in 1893 had found intracellular mycelium in Cedrus and in Taxus. Von Tubeuf, also investigating numerous conifers ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1914)
"In addition to the ectotrophic and ... In the case of infection in the formation of ectotrophic ..."
5. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1904)
"Plants with occasional ectotrophic ... Plants with prolific ectotrophic ... Plants with ectotrophic ..."
6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"Antagonistic ie parasitism—(ectotrophic my- ... But it is pretty generally agreed among recent workers on ectotrophic ..."