- plant anatomy
- exact: radícula (Spanish)
- exact: 幼根 (Japanese)
- An embryo root (PO:0000045) that is the basal continuation of a hypocotyl (PO:0020100) in a plant embryo (PO:0009009) or a seedling (PO:0000003). [source: ISBN:0471245208]
- May develop into the primary root (PO:0020127) and eventually the root system (PO:0025025) of an adult plant. Sometimes abortive.
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