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thalloid

[thal-oid] /ˈθæl ɔɪd/
adjective, Botany, Mycology
1.
resembling or consisting of a thallus.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; thall(us) + -oid
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  • The plant body is rootless and thalloid, with no distinction between stem and leaf.

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