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Nidus

Definition

noun, plural: niduses or nidi

(1) A nest for insects or small animals; a breeding place.

(2) A locus of infection in an organism.

(3) An originating point for a phenomenon.


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Word origin: Latin n─źdus.

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Viable plant growth without light??

Oh yes... Another plant without clorophil is Neottia nidus-avis. Saprophitic. Lives in... Romania

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by MrMistery
Tue Jul 26, 2005 8:45 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Viable plant growth without light??
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