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actinorrhiza (s) (noun), actinorrhizae; actinorrhizas (pl)
A symbiotic association between certain plant roots and certain bacteria: Actinorrhizae are exemplified as "Frankia" strains (nitrogen-fixing root-nodule symbionts of many species of woody dicotyledonous plants), in which nitrogen fixation occurs within specialized root nodules.
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