rhizogenic

adjective

rhi·​zo·​gen·​ic
¦rīzə¦jenik
variants or rhizogenetic
-jə̇¦netik
or rhizogenous
(ˈ)rī¦zäjənəs
: producing roots
used of the tissue of the pericycle in the roots of seed plants that gives rise to rootlets endogenously

Word History

Etymology

rhiz- + -genic or -genetic or -genous

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“Rhizogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhizogenic. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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