Definition of Thalloid

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or resembling or consisting of a thallus.

Partainyms: Thallus



Definition of Thalloid

1. a. Resembling, or consisting of, thallus.

Definition of Thalloid

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a thallus. ¹

2. Adjective. (botany) Of a plant, alga, or fungus lacking complex organization, especially lacking distinct stems, roots, or leaves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thalloid

1. thallus [adj] - See also: thallus

Medical Definition of Thalloid

1. Of or resembling a thallus. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thalloid

thallian
thallic
thalliferous
thalline
thallious
thallium
thallium 201
thallium heart scan
thallium poisoning
thallium radioisotopes
thallium stress test
thalliums
thalloan
thallogen
thallogens
thalloid (current term)
thallophyte
thallophytes
thallophytic
thallotoxicosis
thallous
thallus
thalluses
thalmencephalon
thalweg
thalwege
thalwegs
thame

Literary usage of Thalloid

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1. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"The thalloid Shoot. The body is differentiated into a root and a thalloid shoot; ... The vegetative body of the sporophyte has a thalloid shoot in some ..."

2. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"The thalloid Shoot. The body is differentiated into a root and a ... The morphology of the thalloid shoot is very much the same as that of the thallus. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The plant body (gamete-bearing generation) consists either of a thalloid, algal-like, ... The thalloid liverworts are inhabitants of damp or wet situations, ..."

4. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"Form variations in thalloid plants. — The variations in body form exhibited by algae and fungi are in many respects comparable to those of leaves, ..."

5. Elements of Plant Anatomy by Emily Lovira Gregory (1895)
"One more peculiarity of this group must be mentioned before taking up the description of the thalloid hepatics separately. The difference in the mode of the ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... mycelium thalloid, parasitic on yellow-green alg^e. ... mycelium thalloid of two sorts, primary and secondary; apothecia borne on stalks ..."

7. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Family Cladoniaceae: mycelium thalloid of two sorts, primary and secondary; apothecia borne ... Family Parmeliaceae: mycelium thalloid, algae yellow-green, ..."

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