Thallus

The plant-like structure of a fungus or alga, usually macroscopic in size.

thallus

Simple plant body, not differentiated into stem, root etc. Main form of the gametophyte generation of simpler plants such as liverworts.

Thallus

Thallus (plural: thalli), from Latinized Greek θαλλός (thallos), meaning `a green shoot` or `twig,` is the undifferentiated vegetative tissue of some organisms in diverse groups such as algae, fungi, some liverworts, lichens, and the Myxogastria. Many of these organisms were previously known as the thallophytes, a polyphyletic group of d...
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Thallus

• (n.) A solid mass of cellular tissue, consisting of one or more layers, usually in the form of a flat stratum or expansion, but sometimes erect or pendulous, and elongated and branching, and forming the substance of the thallogens.
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thallus

(thal´әs) a simple plant body not differentiated into root, stem, and leaf, characteristic of mycelial fungi and some algae. the actively growing vegetative organism as distinguished from reproductive or resting portions, as in fungi.
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thallus

noun a plant body without true stems or roots or leaves or vascular system; characteristic of the thallophytes
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Thallus

[historian] Thallus (Θαλλός) was an early historian who wrote in Koine Greek. He wrote a three-volume history of the Mediterranean world from before the Trojan War to the 167th Olympiad, c. 112-109 BC. Most of his work, like the vast majority of ancient literature, perished, but not before parts of his writings were repeated by Sextus...
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Thallus

[poet] Thallus of Miletus (Θαλλός), was an epigrammatic poet, five of whose epigrams are preserved in the Greek Anthology. Of these the first is in honour of the birthday of a Roman emperor, or one of the imperial family, on which account Bovinus supposes the poet to be the same person who is mentioned in an extant inscription as a fr...
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Thallus

Thal'lus noun ; plural Thalli . [ New Latin , from Greek ... young shoot or branch, frond.] (Botany) A solid mass of cellular tissue, consisting of one or more layers, usually in the form of a flat stratum or expansion, but sometimes erect or pendulous, and elongated and branc...
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Thallus

A flat leaf-like organ; in some cryptogams, the entire cellular plant body without differentiation as to stem and foliage.
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Thallus

A small, flattened plant body, often not differentiated into stems and leaves.
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Thallus

A thallus is the body of a primitive plant which is not divided into leaves, stem and roots but consists of a more or less uniform tissue.
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thallus

Any plant body that is not divided into true leaves, stems, and roots. It is often thin and flattened, as in the body of a seaweed, lichen, or liverwort, and the gametophyte generation (prothallus) of a fern. Some flowering plants (angiosperms) that are adapted to an aquatic way of life may have a very simple plant body which is described as a thal...
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thallus

plant body of algae, fungi, and other lower organisms formerly assigned to the obsolete group Thallophyta. A thallus is composed of filaments or ... [10 related articles]
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Thallus

The body of the plant in the family Lemnaceae.
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thallus

The vegetative body of a plant that is not differentiated into organs such as stems and leaves, for example algae, the gametophytes of many liverworts. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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thallus

the vegetative part of a lichen, a more or less undifferentiated plant body.
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thallus

Type: Term Pronunciation: thal′ŭs Definitions: 1. A simple plant or fungus body that is devoid of roots, stems, and leaves. The vegetative growth of a fungus.
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thallus

[n] - a plant body without true stems or roots or leaves or vascular system
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