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A thin hairlike outgrowth of an epidermal cell of a plant root that absorbs water and minerals from the soil.
(Botany) any of the hollow hairlike outgrowths of the outer cells of a root, just behind the tip, that absorb water and salts from the soil
an elongated tubular extension of an epidermal cell of a root, serving to absorb water and minerals from the soil.
A hair-like outgrowth of a plant root that absorbs water and minerals from the soil.
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|Noun||1.||root hair - thin hairlike outgrowth of an epidermal cell just behind the tip; absorbs nutrients from the soil|
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground