[rahy-zoh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌraɪ zoʊˈsɛf ə ləs/
belonging to the Rhizocephala, a group of degenerate hermaphrodite crustaceans that are parasitic chiefly on crabs.
noun 1. any of various soil-inhabiting fungi of the genus Rhizoctonia, some species of which are destructive to cultivated plants, causing damping off of seedlings, foliage blight, root and stem cankers, and rot of storage organs.
adjective, Botany. 1. producing roots, as certain cells. adjective 1. (of cells and tissues) giving rise to roots
adjective 1. rootlike. noun 2. (in mosses, ferns, etc.) one of the rootlike filaments by which the plant is attached to the substratum. noun 1. any of various slender hairlike structures that function as roots in the gametophyte generation of mosses, ferns, and related plants rhizoid rhi·zoid (rī’zoid’) adj. Rootlike. Having rrregular branching. Used of […]
noun, Botany. 1. a rootlike subterranean stem, commonly horizontal in position, that usually produces roots below and sends up shoots progressively from the upper surface. noun 1. a thick horizontal underground stem of plants such as the mint and iris whose buds develop new roots and shoots Also called rootstock, rootstalk rhizome (rī’zōm’) A plant […]