endozoic


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endozoic

(ˌɛndəʊˈzəʊɪk)
adj
1. (Botany) (of a plant) living within an animal
2. (Botany) denoting seed dispersal in which the seeds are swallowed by an animal and subsequently pass out in the faeces
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Adj.1.endozoic - living within a living animal usually as a parasite; "entozoic worms"
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Increases in nonnative species with wind or endozoic dispersal have been noted in several areas, including seminatural vegetation in Denmark (Andersen, 1995).
The endozoic association and its diminutive tetrasporic filaments likely represent an advantageous adaptation to low incident light, which is further reduced in quality and quantity by the hydrozoan exosarc cover.