Search
Descriptor in English: Plant Roots
Descriptor in Spanish: Raíces de Plantas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Raízes de Plantas
Descriptor in French: Racines de plante
Entry term(s): Bulb, Plant
Bulbs, Plant
Plant Bulb
Plant Bulbs
Plant Root
Root, Plant
Roots, Plant
Tree number(s): A18.400
VS2.001.001.001.003
Scope note: The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982; Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Annotation: coordinate with specific plant if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 95
DeCS UI: 32081
Descriptor UI: D018517
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Plant Roots - Preferred
Concept UI M0027763
Scope note The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982; Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Preferred term Plant Roots
Entry term(s) Plant Root
Root, Plant
Roots, Plant
Plant Bulbs - Narrower
Concept UI M0462198
Preferred term Plant Bulbs
Entry term(s) Bulb, Plant
Bulbs, Plant
Plant Bulb



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey