rhizoid

Definitions of rhizoid
  1. noun
    any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi etc
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    types:
    Rhizopus stolonifer, leak fungus, ring rot fungus
    fungus causing soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables and rings of dry rot around roots of sweet potatoes
    type of:
    fibril, filament, strand
    a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
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