Meaning of RHIZOPUS in English

ˈrīzəpəs noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from rhiz- + -pus

: a genus of fungi (family Mucoraceae) that have columellate hemispherical aerial sporangia formed in fascicles anchored to the substrate and tufts of rhizoids or root hyphae connected by stolons — see bread mold , leak II 3, ring rot ; compare mucor , soft rot

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