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radicicole (verb), radicicoles; radicicoled; radicicoling: roots
Growing on or in roots.
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(English-Vocabulary Words from Latin and Greek Units Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes that Every Advanced-English Speaker and Reader Should Know)
(Greek > Latin: onion, bulbous root, bulb; ball-shaped part of the stem of certain plants; such as, onions, tulips etc, from which their roots grow)
(Greek: a combining form confused between three Greek roots and may mean "hunger", "dirt", or "drink"; and there is one Latin form referring to the "pine tree")
(Latin: "little root"; pertaining to nerve roots)
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(Greek: arrangement, order, put in order, orientation; the movements or directed responses of motile organisms to stimuli, as indicated by the combining roots)
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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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root (s), 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.

This entry is located in the following unit: Plant Parts or Parts of Plants (page 1)