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A slender rootlike filament that grows from an alga, a fungus, or the gametophyte of a moss, liverwort, or fern, used for attachment and nourishment.
rhi′zoid′, rhi·zoi′dal (-zoid′l) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||rhizoidal - of or relating to a rhizoid|
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