rhizo-


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rhizo-

or rhiz-
pref.
Root: rhizogenic.

[Greek, from rhiza, root; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.]

rhizo-

or before a vowel

rhiz-

combining form
root: rhizomorphous.
[from Greek rhiza]

rhizo-

a combining form meaning “root”: rhizopod.
[< Greek, comb. form of rhíza root1]
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