radicle

[ rad-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF radicle
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Radicle or Radicula: that joint of the antenna that is articulated to the head.

The -icle, in icicle, is apparently the same as the -icle in radicle.

Give the etymologies of the words icicle, radicle, and radical.

The radicle is blunt and is about 3⁄4 mm in length, while the cotyledons are 1⁄2 mm long.

The initial stem on which they stand was called the Radicle.

The cotyledons are accumbent when they lie with their edges against the radicle, 128.

The kind of charge, positive or negative, depends on the nature of the radicle.

It consists of one or more seed-leaves or cotyledons, a radicle or young root, and a plumule or young bud.

The envelope breaks, the little plant makes its appearance; radicle and stalk come to light.

Also imagine one atom of oxygen with its two hooks outstretched like two arms, and just link one radicle on to each.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, in botany, from Latin radicula, diminutive of radix (see radish).

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