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1. Accumbent
In botany terminology, describes the orientation of an embryo , with the radicle lying against the edges of the two cotyledon s.

2. Embryo
* A stage of development in a multicelled organism between the time that the zygote is fertilized and the point at which the organism developing from that zygote becomes free-living. * Specifically, in vertebrate animals, the developmental stage from after the long axis appears until all major anatomical structures form. * In human development, this is from about two weeks after fertilization until the seventh or eighth week of pregnancy. * In higher plants, this is the rudimentary plant encased in a viable seed before germination; a plant embryo usually consists of an epicotyl, hypocotyl, radicle and one or two cotyledons. * In primitive plants, the young sporophyte that develops from the union of male and female sex cells.

3. Incumbent
Of the orientation of an embryo , with the cotyledon s lying face to face and folded downwards beside the radicle ; of anther s, lying against the inner face of the filament .

4. Plumule
The portion of an embryo that gives rise to the shoot system (as distinct from the root system) of a plant. Compare radicle .

5. Radicle
The portion of an embryo that gives rise to the root system of a plant. Compare plumule .

6. 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 .

7. Rootlet
A radicle ; a little root or small branch of a root.

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