Definition of Genus rhizopus

1. Noun. A genus of rot-causing fungi having columnar hemispherical aerial sporangia anchored to the substrate by rhizoids.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rhizopus

genus Rhagoletis
genus Rhamnus
genus Rhapis
genus Rhea
genus Rheum
genus Rhexia
genus Rhincodon
genus Rhinoceros
genus Rhinonicteris
genus Rhinoptera
genus Rhipsalis
genus Rhizobium
genus Rhizoctinia
genus Rhizophora
genus Rhizopogon
genus Rhizopus
genus Rhodanthe
genus Rhododendron
genus Rhodosphaera
genus Rhodymenia
genus Rhus
genus Rhyacotriton
genus Rhynchoelaps
genus Rhyncostylis
genus Rhynia
genus Ribes
genus Richea
genus Richmondena
genus Ricinus
genus Rickettsia

Literary usage of Genus rhizopus

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1. Fermentation Organisms; a Laboratory Handbook by Albert Klocker (1903)
"(2) Genus : Rhizopus, Ehrenberg. This differs from the first genus in that the mycelium threads develop stolon-like side branches (Fig. ..."

2. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1854)
"... convinced him of the propriety of their being united in one genus, and he thinks there is no real ground for considering the genus Rhizopus as distinct ..."

3. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"... hut we think considerable allowance for variation should always be made in this genus. RHIZOPUS, Ehr. = Mucor when distinctly stoloniferous. ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... order, Mucorales; family, Mucoraceae; genus, Rhizopus; species, Rhizopus oryzae. (b) The strain of Rhizopus oryzae is nonpathogenic and nontoxic. ..."

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