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hypophloeodal

or hypophloeodic

[hahy-puh-flee-uh-dl or hahy-puh-flee-uh-dik; hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈfli ə dl or ˌhaɪ pəˈfli ə dɪk; ˌhɪp ə-/
adjective
1.
living or growing beneath bark, as insect larvae.
Also, hypophloeous [hahy-puh-flee-uh s, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈfli əs, ˌhɪp ə-/ (Show IPA).
Origin of hypophloeodal
hypo- + Greek phloiṓd(ēs) like bark (phloi(ós) bark + -ōdēs -ode1) + -al1; see phloem
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