entomophilous

entomophilous
adj. [Gr. entomon, insect; philos, loving]
1. Pertaining to associations between insects and plant microorganisms, protozoa, and nematodes.
2. Being pollinated by the agency of insects.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Entomophilous — En to*moph i*lous, a. [Gr. ? insect + ? a lover.] (Bot.) Fertilized by the agency of insects; said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entomophilous — [en΄təmäf′ə ləs] adj. [ ENTOMO + PHILOUS] pollinated by insects …   English World dictionary

  • entomophilous plant — entomofilai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žiediniai augalai, kryžmiškai apdulkinami vabzdžių pernešamomis žiedadulkėmis. atitikmenys: angl. entomophilous plant vok. entomophile Pflanzen, f rus. энтомофилы …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • entomophilous plant — vabzdžiadulkis augalas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Žiedinis augalas, kurį kryžmiškai apdulkina vabzdžiai. atitikmenys: angl. entomophilous plant rus. энтомофильное растение ryšiai: sinonimas – entomofilinis augalas …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • entomophilous — adjective Date: 1880 normally pollinated by insects compare zoophilic • entomophily noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • entomophilous — entomophily, n. /en teuh mof euh leuhs/, adj. pollinated by or having spores distributed by insects. [1875 80; ENTOMO + PHILOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • entomophilous — adjective /ɛntəˈmɒfələs/ Of, pertaining to, or pollinated by means of entomophily …   Wiktionary

  • entomophilous — adapted for pollination by insects Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • entomophilous — [ˌɛntə mɒfɪləs] adjective Botany pollinated by insects. Derivatives entomophily noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • entomophilous — en·to·moph·i·lous …   English syllables

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