rhizoid

Portion of a cell or organism that serves as a basal anchor to the substratum.

Rhizoid

A short, thin hypha growing in a root-like fashion toward the substrate.

Rhizoid

A nonvascularized, rootlike structure.
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rhizoid

n. A cellular outgrowth of a plant that usually aids in anchoring to the surface and increasing surface area to acquire water or nutrients; found in mosses, liverworts, and hornworts.
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rhizoid

A root-like structure forming part of the thallus in certain algae and fungi; it may anchor the organism to the substratum and/or act as an absorptive organ.
Found on http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/glossary/Defs_R.htm

rhizoid

[n] - any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi etc
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Rhizoid

Rhi'zoid noun [ Greek ......... root + -oid .] (Botany) A rootlike appendage.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/77

rhizoid

<biology> Portion of a cell or organism that serves as a basal anchor to the substratum. ... (23 Aug 1998) ...
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rhizoid

noun any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi etc
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rhizoid

(ri┬┤zoid) resembling a root.
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Rhizoid

• (n.) A rootlike appendage.
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rhizoid

(from the article `fungus`) ...matured by enzymes produced by the fungus Penicillium camemberti, which grows on the outer surface of some cheeses. Some fungi produce special ... ...as well as on tree trunks in damp woods. The thallus of thallose liverworts resembles a lobed liver—hence the common name liverwort (`liver ... ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/43

rhizoid

rhizoid 1. A slender outgrowth on mosses, liverworts, and the reproductive cells of ferns that absorbs nourishment in much the same way as a root. 2. Any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses, ferns, fungi, etc.
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rhizoid

Type: Term Pronunciation: rī′zoyd Definitions: 1. Rootlike. 2. Irregularly branching, like a root; denoting a form of bacterial growth. 3. mycology the rootlike hyphae of fungi that arise at the nodes of the hyphae of Rhizopus species.
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Rhizoid

Rhizoids are simple hair-like protuberances that extend from the lower epidermal cells of bryophytes, Rhodophyta and pteridophytes. They are similar in structure and function to the root hairs of vascular land plants. Similar structures are formed by algae and some fungi. Rhizoids are formed from single cells, whereas roots are multicellular organ...
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rhizoid

root-like
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