Definitions

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  • adj. obtaining nourishment from within another organism

Etymologies

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endo- + -trophic

Examples

  • Flanagan [54] found endotrophic Arbuscula-like mycorrhizae on all ten graminoid plants examined.

    Implications of current species distributions for future biotic change in the Arctic

  • Fungal hyphae occur in the rhizoids and in the cells of the lower region of the thallus of many liverworts, as in the endotrophic mycorhiza of higher plants.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • These fungi live in symbiosis with plants, growing on the surface of their roots (ectotrophic) or actually invading the hosts 'roots (endotrophic).

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  • Highbush blueberry plants have endotrophic mvcorhizza, which assist the roots in absorbing water and nutrients, while lowbush blueberry plants have rhizomes instead of roots, allowing them to grow more in the area they cover, rather than height.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Both highbush and lowbush blueberries have fibrous roots that don't have root hairs, yet highbush blueberry plants have endotrophic mvcorhizza, which assist the roots in absorbing water and nutrients, while lowbush blueberry plants have rhizomes instead of roots, which makes them able to grow more in area, rather than height.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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