Wednesday, 30 December 2015

arbuscle: Word of the day for December 30, 2015

arbuscle , n :
(botany) A plant midway in height between a shrub and a tree; a dwarf tree. (mycology) A branched hypha in some fungi. (mycology) The site at which a symbiotic fungus attaches to the roots of a plant and exchanges nutrients, etc., with it. (zoology) A clump of feather-like cilia (hairlike structures).

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