ectotrophic mycorrhiza

/ (ˌɛktəʊˈtrɒfɪk) /

noun

botany a type of mycorrhiza, typical of temperate and Boreal trees, in which the fungus forms a layer on the outside of the roots of the plantAlso called: ectomycorrhiza Compare endotrophic mycorrhiza

Nearby words

  1. ectostosis,
  2. ectotherm,
  3. ectothermic,
  4. ectothrix,
  5. ectotrophic,
  6. ectozoan,
  7. ectozoic,
  8. ectozoon,
  9. ectrin,
  10. ectro-

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