Definition of Rootlets

1. Noun. (plural of rootlet) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rootlets

1. rootlet [n] - See also: rootlet

Medical Definition of Rootlets

1. In neuroanatomy, nerve rootlets (fila radicularia). See: filum. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rootlets

rooting reflex
rootings
rootkit
rootkits
rootkitted
rootkitting
rootle
rootled
rootles
rootless
rootlessly
rootlessness
rootlessnesses
rootlet
rootlet system
rootlets (current term)
rootlike
rootling
rootlings
roots
roots of olfactory tract
roots of trigeminal nerve
rootsier
rootsiest
rootstalk
rootstalks
rootstock
rootstocks
rootsy
rootwork

Literary usage of Rootlets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"The young rootlets of the blueberry before they branch are exceedingly slender, varying from 0.002 to 0.003 of an inch (50 to 75 p) in diameter. ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1906)
"Of these rootlets some are scattered over the ventral surface, but most of them ... The remaining figures illustrate some fine examples of rootlets on It. ..."

3. Handbook of Pharmacognosy by Otto Augustus Wall (1917)
"Knotty, many-headed caudex with many rootlets; grayish or yellowish-brown externally ... Knotty, scaly and wrinkled rhizome, with rootlets on under side; ..."

4. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1892)
"rootlets long, about 5 millimeters (^ inch) thick, with a thick wrinkled bark. Inodorous ; taste bitter, somewhat nauseous. Constituents.—No analysis. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... 1 Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans): a, spray showing aerial rootlets and leaves; . fruit 6 Broad-leaf Laurel (Kalmia ..."

6. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Л Scotchman ; a contraction of "Alexander.'! Saxifrage. So called because its tender rootlets will penetrate the hardest rock, and break it up. ..."

7. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Rootstock creeping, with fibrous fleshy rootlets. two other North American species, one of them common in N. Europe and Asia, are not found A dozen or more ..."

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