Ectogenous



[ek-toj-uh-nuh s] /ɛkˈtɒdʒ ə nəs/

adjective
1.
growing outside the body of the host, as certain bacteria and other parasites.

ectogenous ec·tog·e·nous (ěk-tŏj’ə-nəs) or ec·to·gen·ic (ěk’tə-jěn’ĭk)
adj.

ectogenous (ěk-tŏj’ə-nəs) also ectogenic
(ěk-tŏj’ə-nəs)

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