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epigenous

[ih-pij-uh-nuh s] /ɪˈpɪdʒ ə nəs/
adjective, Botany.
1.
growing on the surface, especially the upper surface, as fungi on leaves.
Origin of epigenous
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; epi- + -genous
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epigenous

/ɪˈpɪdʒɪnəs/
adjective
1.
(biology) growing on the surface, esp the upper surface, of an organism or part: an epigenous fungus
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