How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"rhizo" is from "rhiza" (root) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "root" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The direction of rhizoid growth has already been fixed by gravity prior to this time.|
|Many of the rhizophores have rootlets, which would be reasonably stripped-off during transport.|