thallus

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From Ancient Greek θαλλός (thallós, young shoot, twig), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰal (to bloom),

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thallus (plural thalli)

  1. (botany) An undifferentiated plant body, such as in algae.
  2. (botany) Any plant body lacking vascular tissue.

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