Rhizota

plural noun Rhi·zo·ta \rīˈzōtə\

Definition of Rhizota

in some classifications

  1. :  an order of rotifers that when adult are attached by the truncated end of the tail

rhizote

\ˈrīˌzōt\ adjective

rhizotic

\(ˈ)rī¦zōtik, -zät-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of rhizota

New Latin, irregular from Greek rhizoun to cause to strike root


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