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 (rī′zō-pəs, -zə-)
Any of various fungi of the genus Rhizopus, including several food molds and some species used in preparing fermented foods.

[New Latin Rhizopūs, genus name : rhizo- + Greek pous, pod-, foot; see -pod.]


(Plants) any zygomycetous fungus of the genus Rhizopus, esp R. nigricans, a bread mould
[C19: New Latin, from rhizo- + Greek pous foot]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhizopus - any of various rot causing fungi of the genus Rhizopusrhizopus - any of various rot causing fungi of the genus Rhizopus
genus Rhizopus - a genus of rot-causing fungi having columnar hemispherical aerial sporangia anchored to the substrate by rhizoids
bread mold, Rhizopus nigricans - a mold of the genus Rhizopus
mould, mold - a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
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Frecuentemente se aislo a hongos del genero Fusarium y Rhizopus (en 44.2% y 38.1% de las muestras), aunque en niveles muy bajos (2.0% y 3.2% de contaminacion del grano).
Pectolyase is extracted from rhizopus to degrade the pectin between cells and separate the cells from the tissue.
Asi mismo, hongos cultivables residentes en nasofaringe demostraron una micota abundante y variada de hongos miceliares del genero Aspergillus sp, Penicillium sp, Alternaria sp, Mucor sp, Cladosporium sp, Absidia sp, Exophiala sp, Acremonium sp, Curvularia sp, Dreschslera sp, Fusarium sp, Geotrichum sp, Rhizopus sp, Scopularium sp, Ucladium sp y Verticillium sp (Mesplet et al., 2005; Guida et al., 2008; Bustos et al., 2011; Guida et al., 2012).