The end of a plant embryo which gives rise to the first root.
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The principal root or a seedling.
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- (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)
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[ Latin radicula
, dim. of radix
, root: confer French radicule
. See Radix
.] (Botany) (a)
The rudimentary stem of a plant which supports the cotyledons in the seed, and from which the root is developed
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<plant biology> The portion of an embryo that gives rise to the root system of a plant. ... Compare: plumule. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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(anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)
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(rad´ĭ-kәl) one of the smallest branches of a vessel or nerve.
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• (n.) A rootlet; a radicel. • (n.) The rudimentary stem of a plant which supports the cotyledons in the seed, and from which the root is developed downward; the stem of the embryo; the caulicle.
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(from the article `plant development`) ...the octant group will ultimately produce the seed leaves (cotyledons) and the shoot apex; the other four will form the hypocotyl, the part of the ... The primary root, or radicle, is the first organ to appear when a seed germinates. It grows downward into the soil, anchoring the seedling. In ......
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Type: Term Pronunciation: rad′i-kĕl Definitions: 1. A rootlet or structure resembling one, as the radicle of a vein, a minute veinlet joining with others to form a vein, or the radicle of a nerve, a nerve fiber that joins others to form a nerve; the smallest branches of a vessel or nerve....
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In botany, the radicle is the first part of a seedling (a growing plant embryo) to emerge from the seed during the process of germination. The radicle is the embryonic root of the plant, and grows downward in the soil (the shoot emerges from the plumule). Above the radicle is the embryonic stem or hypocotyl, supporting the cotyledon(s). The radicl
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The part of a seed plant embryo that develops into the root.
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Part of a plant embryo that develops into the primary root. Usually it emerges from the seed before the embryonic shoot, or plumule, its tip protected by a root cap, or calyptra, as it pushes through the soil. The radicle may form the basis of the entire root system, or it may be replaced by adventitious roots (positioned on the stem)
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diminutive of Latin radix = root; hence a small root, adjective - radicular.
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the part of an embryo giving rise to the root system of a plant; cf. plumule.
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The inferior or downward part of the embryo below the cotyledons; caudicle.
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