rhabd

noun
\ ˈrabd \
plural -s

Definition of rhabd

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variants: or rhabdo-

Definition of rhabd- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : rod : stick rhabdonema
2 : rodlike structure rhabdolith rhabdosome

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History and Etymology for rhabd

Noun

New Latin rhabdus

Combining form

Late Greek, from Greek, from rhabdos rod

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“Rhabd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhabd. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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