rhizoid

noun
rhi·​zoid | \ ˈrī-ˌzȯid How to pronounce rhizoid (audio) \

Definition of rhizoid

: a rootlike structure

Other Words from rhizoid

rhizoidal \ rī-​ˈzȯi-​dᵊl How to pronounce rhizoid (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of rhizoid

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Rhizoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhizoid. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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rhizoid

noun
rhi·​zoid | \ ˈrī-ˌzȯid How to pronounce rhizoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of rhizoid

: a rootlike structure

Other Words from rhizoid

rhizoidal \ rī-​ˈzȯid-​ᵊl How to pronounce rhizoid (audio) \ adjective

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