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Definition of Haustoria

Haustoria
Haustorium Haus*to"ri*um, n.; pl. Haustoria. [LL., a well, fr. L. haurire, haustum, to drink.] (Bot.) One of the suckerlike rootlets of such plants as the dodder and ivy. --R. Brown.

Meaning of Haustoria from wikipedia

- In botany and mycology, a haustorium (plural haustoria) is a rootlike structure that grows into or around another structure to absorb water or nutrients...
- If the host contains food beneficial to dodder, the dodder produces haustoria that insert themselves into the vascular system of the host. The original...
- almost every biome. All parasitic plants have modified roots, called haustoria, which penetrate the host plant, connecting them to the conductive system...
- hyphal structures for nutrient uptake from living hosts; examples include haustoria in plant-parasitic species of most fungal phyla, and arbuscules of several...
- almost every biome in the world. All these plants have modified roots, haustoria, which penetrate the host plants, connecting them to the conductive system...
- photosynthesis which it sucks through a specialised root system called haustoria. These haustoria are attached to both the xylem and the phloem of the host plant...
- different ways to serve specific functions. Some parasitic fungi form haustoria that function in absorption within the host cells. The arbuscules of mutualistic...
- into plant mesophyll cells, producing specialized hyphae known as haustoria. The haustoria penetrate cell walls but not cell membrances: plant cell membranes...
- it is the only species. Blumeria differs from Erysiphe in its digitate haustoria and in details of the conidial wall. As well Blumeria is considered to...
- the plants stems. Stems are between 0.5mm and 1.5mm in diameter and the haustoria are between 2 and 3 mm long. C****ytha pubescens is often compared with...