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root cap
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
A cone-shaped structure in plants made up of a mass of meristematic cells that covers and protects the tip of a growing root. It is the putative site of gravity sensing in plant roots.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2018
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/61633.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/61633
Used For
plant root cap
Broader Term
roots
Related Term
root border cells
Spanish
capa pilífera
Term Number
61633