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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

radicle

Any small structure resembling a root. From the Latin radicula, diminutive of radix, a root.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

radicle

the basal part of the embryo in a seed, developing into the primary root of the seedling.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
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Characterization of the desiccation tolerance loss After the characterization of the imbibition curve, we selected 4 different stages along the germination processes: 2 hours, 8 hours, and 12 hours of imbibition, and after radicle protrusion (with 1mm radicle length).
Meheriuk and Spencer (1964) also detected ethylene evolution in oat seeds before radicle emergence which was increased with passage of incubation time.
Plumule and radicle length traits both had reducing trend in relation to different levels of drought stress so that with more negative potential the plumule and radicle length from control to -4 bar decreased significantly 66.40% and 48.71%, respectively, compare to control.
This result is in agreement with the higher frequency of plantlets showing radicle development in 20 or 30g/L glucose than in 30g/L sucrose along P1VC (and Table 1).
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Criteria Seeds conditions (%) Filled Malformed Unfilled Radicle protrusion 69.23 0 0 Normal seedling 46.15 0 0 Table 4.
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At 120 implantation days of each collection, the parameters rooting and callogenesis percentage, average number of radicles per mini-cutting and the average radicle length were evaluated.
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Reduction in the osmotic potential to -0.4 MPa drastically affected radicle development in cowpea seedlings, causing declines of 61.66 and 66.85% in root length and root dry matter accumulation, respectively (Figures 1B and D).