ecesis

[ih-see-sis]

Origin of ecesis

1900–05; < Greek oíkēsis an inhabiting, equivalent to oikē-, variant stem of oikeîn to inhabit (derivative of oîkos house) + -sis -sis
Related formse·ce·sic, adjective
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ecesis

noun
  1. the establishment of a plant in a new environment

Word Origin for ecesis

C20: from Greek oikēsis a dwelling in, from oikein to inhabit; related to oikos a house
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