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haustorium


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1 In certain parasitic fungi, an outgrowth from a hypha that penetrates a host cell in order to absorb nutrients from it.

2 In some parasitic flowering plants (angiosperms), outgrowths of the roots.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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