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rhizo-

1.
a combining form meaning “root,” used in the formation of compound words:
rhizophagous.
Also, especially before a vowel, rhiz-.
Compare -rhiza, -rrhiza.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of rhíza root1
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British Dictionary definitions for rhizo

rhizo-

combining form
1.
root: rhizomorphous
Word Origin
from Greek rhiza
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rhizo in Medicine

rhizo- or rhiz-
pref.
Root: rhizoid.

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