- plant anatomy
- exact: centro de division de células del meristema (Spanish)
- exact: 静止中心 (Japanese)
- A portion of meristem tissue (PO:0009013) that is part of a root apical meristem (PO:0020147) and consists of mitotically and metabolically inactive cells and is located behind the protoderm (PO:0006210) of the root (PO:0009005). [source: ISBN:0122151704, POC:curators]
- If a root cap is present, the quiescent center is behind the root cap.
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