rhizina

noun rhi·zi·na \rə̇ˈzīnə, -zēnə\
variants: less commonly

rhizine

\ˈrīˌzīn, -zən\

Definition of rhizina

plural

-s

  1. :  rhizoid

rhizinous

\rə̇ˈzīnəs, -ˈzēn; ˈrīzən-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of rhizina

New Latin rhizina, from rhiz- + -ina -ine


Rhizina

noun Rhi·zi·na \rə̇ˈzīnə, -zēnə\

Definition of Rhizina

  1. :  a genus of ascomycetous fungi (family Pezizaceae) that form flat ascocarps with rootlike outgrowths

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Origin and Etymology of rhizina

New Latin, from rhiz- + -ina


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