Definition of Mycorrhiza

1. Noun. (biology) A symbiotic relationship between the mycelium of a fungus and the roots of a plant. ¹



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Definition of Mycorrhiza

1. [n -ZAE or -ZAS]

Medical Definition of Mycorrhiza

1. A symbiotic relationship between plant root cells and fungi. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mycorrhiza

mycoplasmas
mycoplasmata
mycoplasmataceae
mycoplasmatales
mycoplasmatales infections
mycoplasmic
mycoplasms
mycoprotein
mycoproteins
mycopus
mycoremediation
mycoremediations
mycorhiza
mycorhizae
mycorhizas
mycorrhiza (current term)
mycorrhizae
mycorrhizal
mycorrhizas
mycorrhization
mycorrhizations
mycorrhized
mycose
mycoses
mycoside
mycosis
mycosis cutis chronica
mycosis framboesioides
mycosis fungoides
mycosis intestinalis

Literary usage of Mycorrhiza

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"(h) mycorrhiza. I pass over here the formation of mycorrhiza, as any account of this would involve the description of a number of details of an anatomical ..."

2. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"A species of Podocarpus which has a mycorrhiza can a.lso utilise atmospheric nitrogen. It is thus not improbable, though as yet unproved, ..."

3. The Eusporangiatae: The Comparative Morphology of the Ophioglossaceae and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1911)
"The branching mycelium of the mycorrhiza was closely applied to the surface of the cell and a haustorium was sent down through the cell wall into the basal ..."

4. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles E. Marshall (1921)
"mycorrhiza.—Apart from the so-called soil fungi, there exists another group known as mycorrhizal fungi. These live symbiotically on the roots of the higher ..."

5. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology, and Silviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"Dipterocarps and mycorrhiza - an ecological adaptation and a factor in forest regeneration. Flora Malesiana Bulletin 36: 3926-3937. Smits, WTM 1987. ..."

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