What Does Phyto- Mean?


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Phyto- is not a word, but it is a prefix. The prefix phyto- is used to form several words which are used in botany. There is a long list of words which begin with the prefix phyto-. These words are listed as follows:

The word phytoaccumulation is defined as the accumulation of substances within a plant from its substances. The word phytoalexin is an antibiotic which is produced by those plants which are under attack. The word phytochelatin is a polypeptide which binds metal. It is formed in some plants, especially those which are constantly exposed to high levels of heavy metals.

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