pro·​to·​corm | \ ˈprōtə+ˌ-\

Definition of protocorm

1 : a tuber-shaped body with rhizoids that is produced by the young seedlings of various orchids and some other plants having associated mycorrhizal fungi
2 [ prot- + -corm (from New Latin cormus) ] : the part of an insect embryo posterior to the protocephalon

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protocormic \ ¦⸗⸗¦kȯrmik \ adjective

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International Scientific Vocabulary prot- + corm

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