Definición de epizoic en inglés:

epizoic

Saltos de línea: epi|zoic
Pronunciación: /ˌɛpɪˈzəʊɪk
 
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adjetivo

Biology
(Of a plant or animal) growing or living non-parasitically on the exterior of a living animal.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In marine systems, where soft sediment bottoms are common, hard substrates represent islands, supporting a variety of obligate epiphytic and epizoic taxa (encrusters).
  • Long-stalked glandular hairs of outer and inner involucral bracts of Sigesbeckia jorullensis, which are important for epizoic fruit propagation, were investigated using light and scanning electron microscopy.

Origen

mid 19th century: from epi- 'upon' + Greek zōion 'animal' + -ic.

Derivativos

epizoite

Pronunciación: /ɛpɪˈzəʊʌɪt/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Gray whales are heavily infested with ectoparasites and epizoites including the host-specific barnacle, Cryptolepas rhachianecti, and three species of whale louse - Cyamus scammoni, C. ceti and C. kessleri.

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Palabra del día apposite
Pronunciación: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something