thallophytic


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thal·lo·phyte

 (thăl′ə-fīt′)
n.
Any of a group of organisms, including the algae, fungi, and lichens, that show no differentiation into stem, root, or leaf and were formerly regarded as constituting a subkingdom of the plant kingdom.

thal′lo·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.thallophytic - pertaining to or characteristic of thallophytes
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Effect of selected thallophytic glucans on learning behaviour and short-term potentiation.
The extensive number of already described thallophyte syntaxa shows that construction of a meaningful syntaxonomic system for the thallophytic vegetation is feasible (see also WILMANNS, 1998).