Definition of Rhizomorph

1. Noun. A dense mass of hyphae forming a root-like structure characteristic of many fungi.

Generic synonyms: Hypha



Definition of Rhizomorph

1. Noun. A rootlike structure, consisting of a dense mass of hyphae, in many fungi ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhizomorph

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

Literary usage of Rhizomorph

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1. Text-book of the Diseases of Trees by Robert Hartig (1894)
"Transverse section through the cortex and wood of a pine-root which has been killed by a rhizomorph. a, the dead tissues of the bast; b, the dead cambium ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"But since luminous wood is also observed in the pine forests of higher mountain districts where the rhizomorph is no longer found, it must be concluded that ..."

3. Timber and Some of Its Diseases by Harry Marshall Ward (1889)
"name—rhizomorph. The presence of the rhizomorphs and (in the case of the resinous pines) the outflow of resin and sticking together of soil and roots are ..."

4. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"... and showing an external rhizomorph fall of broad-leaved trees, on the l>. Flattened internal rhizomorph from between roots and stumps of which the ..."

5. Fasciculi Malayenses: Anthropological and Zoological Results of an by Nelson Annandale, Herbert Christopher Robinson (1903)
"They wear girdles made of the rhizomorph of the same fungus as that used by the Hami women ; but, though the effect is the same, they make them in rather a ..."

6. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"203 ; horn, 204, 229 ; song, 636 rhizomorph girdle, i. 142 Rhyme, n. 129 Rice, i. 93, no, HI, 112, 117, 118, 123, 126 п., 130. 134, 135, 34°' 341 sq., 358, ..."

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