Origin of phyto-from Classical Greek phyton: see -phyte
Phyto, or phyt, is defined as plant.
An example of phyto used as a prefix is in the word phytol, which means an oily alcohol that comes from combining the chlorophyll of plants with other substances and is used to create synthetic vitamins.
Origin of phyto-New Latin from Greek phuto- from phuton plant ; see -phyte .
- Therefore the animal organisms, as a rule, reproduce in the spring or early summer just after the vernal phyto-plankton maximum.
- Phyto plus.
- In general the plankton - and especially the phyto-plankton of the polar and temperate seas - is much more abundant than is that of the sub-tropical and tropical zones.
- This is mainly effected, in the sea, by the phyto-plankton.
- Or March) and the days begin to lengthen the phyto-planktonic organisms begin to reproduce.