Definition of rhizoplane in English:

rhizoplane

noun

Biology
  • The external surface of a plant root with any adherent particulate material; the microenvironment constituted by this. Frequently attributive Compare "rhizosphere".

Origin

1940s. From rhizo- + plane.

Pronunciation

rhizoplane

/ˈrʌɪzə(ʊ)pleɪn/