heteroecious etymology

English word heteroecious comes from English hetero- (Other, different.), English -oecious

Detailed word origin of heteroecious

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hetero- English (eng) Other, different.
-oecious English (eng) (biology) Forms adjectives describing the host of an organism.. Forms adjectives describing the arrangement of sexual organs.
heteroecious English (eng) (biology) Of dependent organisms, spending portions of the life cycle on different types of hosts.

Words with the same origin as heteroecious

Descendants of hetero-
Descendants of -oecious
autoecious dioecious metoecious monoecious paroecious synoecious trioecious