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Ancient Greek hydro- (hydro-) + ῥίζα (rhíza, root).


hydrorhiza (plural hydrorhizas or hydrorhizae)

  1. (zoology) The rootstock or decumbent stem by which a hydroid is attached to other objects.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hydrorhiza in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)