endophagous

[en-dof-uh-guh s]

adjective

(of certain parasitic insects) feeding from within a host organism.

Nearby words

  1. endopeptidase,
  2. endopericarditis,
  3. endoperidium,
  4. endoperimyocarditis,
  5. endoperitonitis,
  6. endophasia,
  7. endophlebitis,
  8. endophora,
  9. endophthalmitis,
  10. endophyte

Origin of endophagous


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