rhizoid: Of an irregular, branched, root-like character (Fig. 142, b).
rhizoid rhi·zoid (rī'zoid')
Having rrregular branching. Used of a form of bacterial growth.
A slender rootlike filament by which mosses, liverworts, and fern gametophytes attach to the substratum and absorb nourishment.
A rootlike extension of the thallus of a fungus.