Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mass of parenchymatous cells that covers and protects the growing cells at the end of a root.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mass of parenchymatous cells which covers and protects the growing cells at the end of a root; a pileorhiza.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cap-like layer of parenchymatous cells which occurs at the tip of growing roots.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. thimble-shaped mass of cells covering and protecting the growing tip of a root

Etymologies

root +‎ cap (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.