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heteroecious

Syllabification: het·er·oe·cious
Pronunciation: /ˌhedəˈrēSHəs/

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Definition of heteroecious in English:

adjective

Biology
Parasitic on different and often unrelated species of host at different stages of life. Compare with homoecious.

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