rhizoid

noun
rhi·​zoid | \ˈrī-ˌzȯid \

Definition of rhizoid 

: a rootlike structure

Other Words from rhizoid

rhizoidal \rī-​ˈzȯi-​dᵊl \ adjective

First Known Use of rhizoid

1859, in the meaning defined above

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rhizoid

noun
rhi·​zoid | \ˈrī-ˌzȯid \

Medical Definition of rhizoid 

: a rootlike structure

Other Words from rhizoid

rhizoidal \rī-​ˈzȯid-​ᵊl \ adjective

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