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any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi etc

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Spore germination was characterized by the emergence, at first, of a unicellular, hyaline rhizoid.
This group as now constituted includes the rhizoid amoebae which have one or more broad pseudopodia, and a firm shell.
So with Nussbaum's Upheavals of Thought and Wilson's The Hydra's Tale which develop theoretical models for the emotions, the rhizoid complexities underneath apparently uncomplicated surfaces that become ever more manifest.
Variations in colony form can be categorized as punctiform, circular, filamentous, irregular, rhizoid, and spindle.
Rather, once the parasite penetrates the host, division of the parasite rhizoid gives rise to an endophytic system of cells that extends between host cells, fuses with host cells, and injects nuclei into the host's cells.
These fungi play an important role in the primary digestion of plant fiber via a broad range of highly active fiber-degrading enzymes and their extensive rhizoid system (Theodorou et al.
with segments 65-115 [micro]m long, fixed to substratum by a unicellular rhizoid 50 [micro]m in diam.
Ruminal mold goes through a series of changes and developments, starting with the release zoospores after 15 min to 1 h of feeding and then continues through several stages such as germination, development of rhizoid, differentiation and etc.
However, the rhizoid (a rootlike extension) of the alga Chara is a model system in which all stages of gravitropism can be analyzed in a single cell (Braun and Sievers, 1994; Kiss, 1994; Sievers et al.
The anaerobic fungi contribute mainly to fiber digestion in the rumen with their effective cellulolytic enzymes as well as physical penetration of fungal rhizoid into the fiber matrix (Ho and Abdullah, 1988).
5 Colony morphology Shape Rhizoid Uneven edge Colour Creamy Pale yellow Gliding motility ND + Congo red absorption + + Flexirubin pigment ND - Temperature range ND 15-34 ([degrees]C) Optimal temperature ND 30 ([degrees]C) Salinity range (%) Seawater (a) ND NG NaCl (b) ND 30-100 pH range ND 5.
However, the direction of rhizoid growth is determined prior to its actual emergence through the spore coat.
vittata showed that spores germinated after eight days and they gave rise to a few cell filaments, and a rhizoid able to differentiate.