lipo-, leip-, leips-, lips- +

(Greek, elleipsis, elleipo, elleipein; Latin, ellipsis: abandon, to leave [behind]; fail; lack, lacking; be wanting)

lipoxenous, lipoxeny
1. A reference to a parasite that leaves its host after feeding and has secured adequate nourishment.
2. Deserting its host; said of certain parasitic fungi which after a time quit the plant which served as a host for them.