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rad·i·cle

(rad'i-kĕl), Do not confuse this word with radical.
A rootlet or structure resembling one, as the radicle of a vein, a minute veinlet joining with others to form a vein, or the radicle of a nerve, a nerve fiber that joins others to form a nerve; the smallest branches of a vessel or nerve.
[L. radicula, dim. of radix, root]

radicle

/rad·i·cle/ (rad´ĭ-k'l) ramulus; one of the smallest branches of a vessel or nerve.

radicle

(răd′ĭ-kəl)
n.
1. Botany The part of a plant embryo that develops into a root.
2. Anatomy A small structure, such as a fibril of a nerve, that resembles a root.

rad·i·cle

(rad'i-kĕl)
A rootlet or a structure resembling one, as the radicle of a vein, a minute veinlet joining with others to form a vein, or the radicle of a nerve; a nerve fiber that joins others to form a nerve.
[L. radicula, dim. of radix, root]

radicle

Any small structure resembling a root. From the Latin radicula, diminutive of radix, a root.

radicle

the basal part of the embryo in a seed, developing into the primary root of the seedling.

rad·i·cle

(rad'i-kĕl)
A rootlet or structure resembling one, as the radicle of a vein or the radicle of a nerve, i.e, a nerve fiber that joins others to form a nerve; the smallest branches of a vessel or nerve.
[L. radicula, dim. of radix, root]

radicle

one of the smaller branches of a vessel or nerve.
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This reduction is due to the osmotic potential that inhibits the absorption of water and intake of nutrients by radicle [29].
The highest tested concentration of sucrose produced the highest frequency of plantlets bearing developed shoots and radicles.
The radicle and plumule length of test crops were measured and compared with those of control.
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The developing radicles were much shorter and more branched than those growing in control experiments in water where the average radicle length was 28 [+ or -] 7 mm.
The seeds were oriented with the radicle down and the units were held in a vertical position at 25[degrees]C in a humid, ethylene-free atmosphere until the radicles reached the appropriate length (i.
Similar to our results, when seeds of other dune taxa germinated at the sand surface, seedling radicles could not penetrate the sand (Zedler et al.
Under our bioassay conditions, radicles emerge from seeds beginning 3 d after exposure to smoke extracts (Day 0).
The asterisk adds:] * Yea, and support themselves by numberless, and tho' not essential, yet feeding & fast'ning, off-roots and radicles.