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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure.

Usage examples (35)
  • Irises have a root-like structure called a rhizome from which they reproduce.
  • The first two principles of the rhizome are the "principles of connection and heterogenity."
  • Both leaves and flowers have been used in medicine, but the rhizome is the part most frequently used.
  • Each frond grows from a specialized stem called a rhizome which grows sideways at the surface or underground. for more
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