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(Science: botany) The water- and mineral-absorbing part of a plant which is usually underground, does not bear leaves, tends to grow downwards and is typically derived from the radicle of the embryo.

See: adventitious. (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground.The part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support.The part of a plant that is found below ground level, responsible for the uptake of water and minerals from the surrounding soil. There are three main types of root, namely primary, secondary and adventitious, where the primary root forms the main backbon.

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Fossil rabbits in the Precambrian!

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Topic: Fossil rabbits in the Precambrian!
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Roots respiration

I think that all of the gases needed for the normal function of cells in the root get there with diffusion trough the symplast from the cells that are above ground.

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by organism
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Topic: Roots respiration
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Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

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Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:35 pm
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Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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