haustorium


haus·to·ri·um

noun \-ē-əm\
plural -ria \-ē-ə\

Definition of HAUSTORIUM

:  a food-absorbing outgrowth of a plant organ (as a hypha or stem)

Origin of HAUSTORIUM

New Latin, from Latin haurire
First Known Use: 1875

haus·to·ri·um

noun \h-ˈstōr-ē-əm, -ˈstr-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -ria \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of HAUSTORIUM

: a food-absorbing outgrowth of a plant organ (as a hypha or stem)
haus·to·ri·al \-ē-əl\ adjective

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