Hydrorhiza
Hydrorhiza Hy`dro*rhi"za, n.; pl. L. {Hydrorhiz[ae]}, E. {Hydrorhizas}. [NL., fr. E. hydra + Gr. ? a root.] (Zo["o]l.) The rootstock or decumbent stem by which a hydroid is attached to other objects. See Illust. under {Hydroidea}. [1913 Webster]

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  • hydrorhiza — n. [Gr. hydor, water; rhiza, root] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) A tubular or ribbon like basal attachment of a colony anchoring the colony to the substrate; the stalk of the colony …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hydrorhiza — hydrorhizal, adj. /huy dreuh ruy zeuh/, n., pl. hydrorhizae / zee/. the rootlike base of a hydroid colony, by which it is attached to the substratum. [1860 65; < NL; see HYDRO 1, RHIZA] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrorhiza — hy·dro·rhi·za …   English syllables

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  • Hydrorhizae — Hydrorhiza Hy dro*rhi za, n.; pl. L. {Hydrorhiz[ae]}, E. {Hydrorhizas}. [NL., fr. E. hydra + Gr. ? a root.] (Zo[ o]l.) The rootstock or decumbent stem by which a hydroid is attached to other objects. See Illust. under {Hydroidea}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrorhizas — Hydrorhiza Hy dro*rhi za, n.; pl. L. {Hydrorhiz[ae]}, E. {Hydrorhizas}. [NL., fr. E. hydra + Gr. ? a root.] (Zo[ o]l.) The rootstock or decumbent stem by which a hydroid is attached to other objects. See Illust. under {Hydroidea}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cytaeididae — Systematik Stamm: Nesseltiere (Cnidaria) Klasse: Hydrozoen (Hydrozoa) Unterklasse: Leptolinae Ordnung: Anthomedusae …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hydractiniidae — Hydractinia epiconcha Systematik Stamm: Nesseltiere (Cnidaria) Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • polysiphonous — adj. [Gr. polys, many; siphon, tube] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) Pertaining to a hydrocaulis covered by stolons from the hydrorhiza; see monosiphonous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • rhizome — n. [Gr. rhiza, root] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) The stolon; the hydrorhiza …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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