from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Botany Developing or growing on an upper surface, as fungi on leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, growing upon the surface of a part, as many fungi on the surface of leaves: often limited to the upper surface, in distinction from hypogenous.


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