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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dense mass of hyphae forming a rootlike structure characteristic of many fungi.

Usage examples (6)
  • One thing he knew for sure: it had been ejected by the upright rhizomorph.
  • And what about the lying down of every rhizomorph we have encountered in same direction?
  • These dark rhizomorphs may also be found spreading around into the soil from the roots, and they look so much like thin roots indeed that we can at once understand their name...
  • On reaching the root of another tree, the tips of the branched rhizomorph penetrate the living cortex, and grow forward in the plane of the cambium, sending off smaller... for more
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