hypophyllous

[ hahy-puh-fil-uh s, hip-uh- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈfɪl əs, ˌhɪp ə- /

adjective

growing on the undersurface of leaves, as a fungus.

Nearby words

  1. hypophosphoric acid,
  2. hypophosphorous,
  3. hypophosphorous acid,
  4. hypophrygian mode,
  5. hypophyge,
  6. hypophysectomy,
  7. hypophysial,
  8. hypophysial cachexia,
  9. hypophysial fossa,
  10. hypophysioprivic

Origin of hypophyllous

First recorded in 1850–55; hypo- + -phyllous

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