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Definition of: heteroecism

(het′ə·rēsiz·əm) noun Bot.
A type of parasitism associated with certain fungi and characterized by the development of different stages of the parasite on different hosts: also called metoxeny. [<HETER(O)- + Gk. oikos house]
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er·oe′cious (-shəs) adjective

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