\ˈɛpɪfˌa͡ɪt], \ˈɛpɪfˌaɪt], \ˈɛ_p_ɪ_f_ˌaɪ_t]\
Definitions of EPIPHYTE
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Phyto-parasite. A parasite derived from the vegetable kingdom. Epiphytes are divided by Vogel into, 1. Vegetations in the human fluids, as the torula cerevisiae in vomited fluids, and faecal evacuations, and the sarcina ventriculi. 2. Vegetations on the external skin and its appendages, as in tinea favosa, mentagra, herpes tonsurans and plica polonica; and, 3. Vegetations on the mucous membrane,-as in the aphthae of children; in the cicatrices of the mucous membrane after typhus, &c. By some, the term epiphytes is restricted to those vegetable parasites which grow on the surface of the body.
By Robley Dunglison