How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"phyte" is from "phuein" (to make grow) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A word ending that indicates plant or pathological growth. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Examples of how the word is used
|This is just one example, of a bone spur or osteophyte.|
|In some xerophytic plants, the leaves may be highly reduced in size.|