hapteron

noun
hap·​ter·​on | \ˈhaptəˌrän\
plural haptera\-​tərə \

Definition of hapteron 

: a discoid outgrowth or swelling of the stem by which a plant is fixed to its substratum (as in many rock-inhabiting seaweeds) : holdfast

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History and Etymology for hapteron

New Latin, from Greek haptein to fasten

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