Thallus Thal"lus, n.; pl. {Thalli}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? young shoot or branch, frond.] (Bot.) A solid mass of cellular tissue, consisting of one or more layers, usually in the form of a flat stratum or expansion, but sometimes erect or pendulous, and elongated and branching, and forming the substance of the thallogens. [1913 Webster]

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