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1. Root
The water- and mineral-absorbing part of a plant which is usually underground, does not bear leaves, tends to grow downwards and is typically derived from the radicle of the embryo . See adventitious .

2. Root cap
Structure that covers and protects the apical meristem in plant roots. Cells forming a protective series of layers over the root meristem .

3. Root cutting
Part of a root of a woody plant which, under suitable conditions, takes root and forms a new plant.

4. Root hairs
Extensions of the root epidermis that increase the root's ability to absorb water.

5. Root nodule
A tumor-like growth on plant roots that contains symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria.

6. Root pressure
Pressure in the roots which, when the shoot is cut off, will cause liquid to ooze from the root stump; the mechanisms and tissues involved in this process are not clearly understood.

7. Root sprout
A living shoot which grows from the root of a plant whose above-ground portion has been cut down.

8. Root system
Plant organ systems that anchors the plant in place, stores excess sugars, and absorbs water and mineral nutrients. That part of the plant below ground level.

9. Rootball (root ball)
Nursery transplant with root stock and soil held together by burlap or other wrapping.

10. Root-leaf-vascular system axis
Refers to the arrangement in vascular plants in which the roots anchor the plant and absorb water and nutrients, the leaves carry out photosynthesis , and the vascular system connects the roots and leaves, carrying water and nutrients to the leaves and carrying sugars and other products of photosynthesis from the leaves to other regions of the plant.


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