trophophyte etymology

English word trophophyte comes from English -phyte, English tropho- ((biology, medicine, zoology) nourish; nourishment.)

Detailed word origin of trophophyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phyte English (eng) A pathological growth, e.g. osteophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified form or habit, e.g. anthophyte, macrophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified habitat, e.g. acrophyte.. A taxonomic group of plants or algae, e.g. arthrophyte, cyanophyte.
tropho- English (eng) (biology, medicine, zoology) nourish; nourishment.
trophophyte English (eng) (botany) A plant which behaves as hydrophyte in the rainy season and a xerophyte in the dry season.

Words with the same origin as trophophyte

Descendants of -phyte
bacillariophyte chamerophyte charophyte cormophytic dermatophytic dermophyte endophyte entomophyte euglenophyte holosaprophyte hydrophyte limnodophyte megaphyte nanophanerophyte oceanophyte ombrophyte oophyte oöphyte schizophyte spermaphyte xenophyte xerophytic zoophytic zosterophyllophyte zygophyte
Descendants of tropho-
cytotrophoblast syncytiotrophoblast trophectoderm trophobiosis trophobiotic trophoblast trophoblastic trophocyte trophodynamic trophophoresy trophoplast trophosome trophotherapy