root tip

noun

Definition of root tip

: the terminal portion of a root or root branch usually including the root cap and the meristematic region behind it and often the regions of differentiation, elongation, and root hair formation

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First Known Use of root tip

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Root tip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/root%20tip. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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