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food body

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Definición de food body en inglés:

sustantivo

Botany
A small nutrient-rich structure developed on the leaves, flowers, or petioles of some tropical plants to attract ants.
Example sentences
  • Obligate ant plants in the genus Macaranga produce energy- and nutrient-rich food bodies to nourish mutualistic ants which live inside the plants.
  • Food body production at the plant's natural growing site is limited by soil nutrient content.

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