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haustorium (s), haustoria (pl)
1. A small sucker of a parasitic plant.
2. An absorbent organ originating on fungal hypha of a parasite and penetrating into a cell of the host.

It is most often associated with obligate parasites but is produced also by some facultative parasites.

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