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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or resembling or consisting of a plant body without true stems or roots or leaves or vascular system

Usage examples (14)
  • The familiar duckweed which covers the surface of a pond consists of a tiny green "thalloid" shoot, one, that is, which shows no distinction of parts -- stem and leaf,...
  • In thalloid forms fimbriate or lobed margins or outgrowths from the surface lead to the same result.
  • The spore on germination forms a short filament which soon broadens out into the thalloid protonema.
  • The protonema forms a flat, lobed, thalloid structure attached to the soil by rhizoids, and the plants arise from marginal cells. for more
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