Definition of Entophyte

1. n. A vegetable parasite subsisting in the interior of the body.



Definition of Entophyte

1. Noun. (biology) Any plant growing as a parasite within another organism ¹

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Definition of Entophyte

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Medical Definition of Entophyte

1. A vegetable parasite subsisting in the interior of the body. Origin: Ento- + Gr. A plant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entophyte

entomophthoramycosis basidiobolae
entomophthoramycosis conidiobolae
entomophyte
entomophytes
entomopoxvirinae
entomostraca
entomostracan
entomostracans
entomostracous
entomotomist
entomotomists
entomotomy
entonic
entoparasite
entoperipheral
entophyte (current term)
entophytes
entophytic
entopic
entopic graphomania
entopic pregnancy
entoplasm
entoplastic
entoplastra
entoplastron
entoproct
entoprocta
entoprocts
entoptic
entoptic pulse

Literary usage of Entophyte

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1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"Diseases caused by the growth of an entophyte. a plant; yt'i/f<ric, generation. ... Of, or belonging to, an entophyte. ..."

2. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the lungs: Including the Principles by Walter Hayle Walshe (1871)
"... walls of tuberculous cavities : the jointed tubes of the entophyte had been expectorated two days, at least, before death. 1440. ..."

3. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"The Puccinia Fabse, an entophyte on the common bean, has but one spore in its cylindrical case, and is considered identical with the Uromyces appendiculatus ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1875)
"That this entophyte occurs in different forms:—1. As the hard, black, particles which present a cellular, or filamento-cellular structure, which germinate ..."

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