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mycorrhiza

noun my·cor·rhi·za \ˌmī-kə-ˈrī-zə\
plural my·cor·rhi·zae\-ˌzē\ also my·cor·rhi·zas

Definition of MYCORRHIZA

:  the symbiotic association of the mycelium of a fungus with the roots of a seed plant
my·cor·rhi·zal \-zəl\ adjective

Origin of MYCORRHIZA

New Latin, from myc- + Greek rhiza root — more at root
First Known Use: 1895

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