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root cap

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.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
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Entry Terms:
  • plant root cap
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/61633
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