Meaning of EXOPHYTIC in English

|eksō|fid.ik adjective

Etymology: exo- + -phytic (as in endophytic )

1. : growing on or deposited on the outside of plant tissues

2. : tending to grow outward beyond the surface epithelium from which it originates — used of tumors; opposed to endophytic

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