endocarpoid

[ en-doh-kahr-poid ]
/ ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr pɔɪd /

adjective

(of a lichen) having the fruiting body embedded in the thallus.

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Origin of endocarpoid

<New Latin Endocarp(on) a genus of lichens (see endo-, -carp) + -oid
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