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Meaning of RADICLE

Pronunciation:  'radikul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)
 

RADICLE is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, nerve, nervus, structure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rad"i*cle\, n. [L. radicula, dim. of radix, -icis,
root: cf. F. radicule. See {Radix}.] (Bot.)
(a) 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.
(b) A rootlet; a radicel.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The portion of an embryo that gives rise to the root system of a plant. Compare plumule.
 

 

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