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Radix

radix

Origin: L. Radix, -icis, root. See Radish.

1. (Science: philosophy) A primitive, from which spring other words; a radical; a root; an etymon.

2. (Science: mathematics) A finite expression, from which a series is derived.

3. (Science: botany) The root of a plant.


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Avascular Moss

... That's not a proper definition. You should make a good definition by looking the etimology of the term. - If a plant does not have true root (radix) and just rhizoid, it is called as thallus - If a plant does have true root, it is called as cormus. @ MOD: Would someone please change the title ...

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