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, radicicoles; radicicoled; radicicoling: roots
Growing on or in roots.
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taxi-, tax-, taxo-, taxio-, -taxia, -taxis, -taxy, tact-, -tactic, -tactical, -tactics
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aerial root (s) (noun)
, aerial roots (pl)
A root that develops from a location or a plant above the surface of the earth or water, as from a stem: Some orchids, for example, have aerial roots that grow from their stems and absorb water directly from the air, and mangrove trees are noted for having aerial roots, too.
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, roots (pl) (nouns)
Generally, those parts of plants which anchor the organisms, or plants, to a solid surface; such as, the ground.
Roots are also used to absorb nutrients and water, are important in the asexual reproduction, and sometimes store food.
Roots range from a single large root (taproot) to a mass of similar-sized roots. These roots penetrate the soil by cell divisions and elongations of the cells just behind the tips.