[ aw-tee-siz-uhm ]
/ ɔˈti sɪz əm /
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the development of the entire life cycle of a parasitic fungus on a single host or group of hosts.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
Also called ametoecism.
OTHER WORDS FROM autoecismau·toe·cious [aw-tee-shuhs], /ɔˈti ʃəs/, adjectiveau·toe·cious·ly, adverbau·toe·cious·ness, noun
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