Medical Definition of Root nodule

1. Globular structure formed on the roots of certain plants, notably legumes and alder, by symbiotic association between the plant and a nitrogen fixing microorganism (Rhizobium in the case of legumes and Frankia in the case of alder and a variety of other plants). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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root dehiscence
root end cyst
root end granuloma
root filaments
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root foramen
root hair
root hair cell
root kit
root mean square
root mean square velocity
root nodule (current term)
root noun
root of facial nerve
root of foot
root of lung
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root of nail
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