[rahy-zoh-kahr-puh s] /ˌraɪ zoʊˈkɑr pəs/
having the root perennial but the stem annual, as perennial herbs.
(of plants) producing subterranean flowers and fruit
(of perennial plants) having roots that persist throughout the year but stems and leaves that wither at the end of the growing season
[rahy-zoh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌraɪ zoʊˈsɛf ə ləs/ adjective, Zoology. 1. belonging to the Rhizocephala, a group of degenerate hermaphrodite crustaceans that are parasitic chiefly on crabs. rhizocephalan /ˌraɪzəʊˈsɛfələn/ noun 1. any parasitic crustacean of the order Rhizocephala, esp Sacculina carcini, which has a saclike body and sends out absorptive processes into the body of its host, […]
[rahy-zoh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌraɪ zoʊˈsɛf ə ləs/ adjective, Zoology. 1. 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 […]