radicle

noun rad·i·cle \ ˈra-di-kəl \

Definition of radicle

1 : the lower part of the axis of a plant embryo or seedling:
a : the root of a plant embryo
b : hypocotyl
c : the hypocotyl and the root together
2 : radical 4

Origin and Etymology of radicle

Latin radicula, diminutive of radic-, radix


Medical Dictionary

radicle

noun rad·i·cle \ ˈrad-i-kəl \

medical Definition of radicle

1 : the rootlike beginning of an anatomical vessel or part
  • the radicle of a vein
2 : radical

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