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Plant Root Cap MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plant Root Cap
Tree Number(s)
A18.400.500.600
Unique ID
D018518
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018518
Annotation
composed of meristem cells; IM GEN or unspecified; coord probably IM in genetics & space physiol, NIM in pharmacognosy, with specific plant (IM or NIM)
Scope Note
A cone-shaped structure in plants made up of a mass of meristematic cells that covers and protects the tip of a growing root. It is the putative site of gravity sensing in plant roots.
Entry Term(s)
Plant Root Caps
Previous Indexing
Plants (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Plant Root Cap Preferred
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