Definition of Rhizomes

1. Noun. (plural of rhizome) ¹



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Definition of Rhizomes

1. rhizome [n] - See also: rhizome

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhizomes

rhizolite
rhizoma
rhizomania
rhizomata
rhizomatic
rhizomatics
rhizomatous
rhizomatous begonia
rhizomatously
rhizome
rhizome chaff
rhizome cutting
rhizomelia
rhizomelic
rhizomeningomyelitis
rhizomes (current term)
rhizomic
rhizomorph
rhizopathy
rhizophaga
rhizophagous
rhizophagy
rhizophora
rhizophore
rhizophorous
rhizopi
rhizoplane
rhizoplanes
rhizoplast
rhizopod

Literary usage of Rhizomes

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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1863)
"These rootlet« in commercial specimens are usually twisted round the rhizomes or lie in close contact with them. They are about as thick as a common bristle ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The rhizomes of achi- menes should be removed from their winter quarters and spread out thinly in boxes, using a size some 3 inches deep, and a light open ..."

3. Histology of Medicinal Plants by William Mansfield (1916)
"The bundle is of the open collateral type in all rhizomes and roots ... These facts will be impressed on the mind while studying the rhizomes and the roots. ..."

4. Text-book of Botany and Pharmacognosy by Henry Kraemer (1908)
"ROOTS AND rhizomes. Roots and rhizomes represent those parts of plants which develop ... Most drugs derived from roots and rhizomes possess the typical ..."

5. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1885)
"rhizomes are stems remaining wholly or partly under ground, and are mainly ... rhizomes grow mostly in a horizontal or oblique direction, and bear on the ..."

6. Plant Life and Plant Uses: An Elementary Textbook, a Foundation for the by John Gaylord Coulter (1913)
"rhizomes sometimes form the entire stem system of the plant. ... It is more common, however, for rhizomes to give rise to true stem branches. ..."

7. Plant Life and Plant Uses: An Elementary Textbook, a Foundation for the by John Gaylord Coulter (1913)
"rhizomes sometimes form the entire stem system of the plant. ... It is more common, however, for rhizomes to give rise to true stem branches. ..."

8. Plant Life and Plant Uses: An Elementary Textbook, a Foundation for the by John Gaylord Coulter (1913)
"rhizomes sometimes form the entire stem system of the plant. ... It is more common, however, for rhizomes to give rise to true stem branches. ..."

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