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autoecious


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Autoecious  \Au*t[oe]"cious\,  a.  [Auto-  +  Gr  ?  house.]  (Biol.) 
  Passing  through  all  its  stages  on  one  host,  as  certain 
  parasitic  fungi;  --  contrasted  with  {heter[oe]cious}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  autoecious 
  adj  :  of  parasites  especially  rust  fungi;  completing  the  entire 
  life  cycle  on  a  single  host;  "autoecious  rust  fungi" 
  [ant:  {heteroecious}] 




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