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 (ro͞ot′lĭt, ro͝ot′-)
A small root or division of a root.


(Botany) a small root or branch of a root


(ˈrut lɪt, ˈrʊt-)

a little root or branch of a root.
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Noun1.rootlet - small root or division of a rootrootlet - small root or division of a root  
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
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For five or six feet from the trunk, which had at the surface of the ground a diameter of several inches, it ran downward, single and straight, into a loose, friable earth; then it divided and subdivided into rootlets, fibers and filaments, most curiously interwoven.
Alternatively let nature take its course and place your seeds in a sprouter (container with a sieve-like lid) and rinse and drain the seeds every 8-12 hours until they send out a rootlet, when they can be eaten.
No bong needed here for a buzz of heady malt rootlet aroma and a high of milled and baked-on-site, warm whole wheat bread loaves.
The odds of a single rootlet mooring itself to just the right spot of soil are more than a million to one, writes geobiologist Hope Jahren.
Every Rootlet is on a wonderful quest to discover their special Rootability, such as brain power for Brocc, strength for Cornelius, Carrotina has special vision, and Kaley has super skin.
Comparisons between white ginseng radix and rootlet for antidiabetic activity and mechanism in KKAy mice.
Holtmann and Thurm (2001) described in Coryne tubulosa synapses from cnidocytes to neurons and adjacent rootlet cell that are characterized by the presence of one or two exceptionally large (up to 1100 nm in diameter) vesicles per cnidocyte.
These textures include: Branched rootlet structure, rhizofilaments, oxidized iron rhizocretions, clayey curtains and encrustations, mud-crack, fresh water mosaic calcite fillings, mud balls and breccia and iron sesquoxides (Fig.
The bulbs, five for each concentrations, with enough grown rootlet were transferred in to it and treated for 4, 8, 12, 24 hours for each concentration.
Each rootlet is tested with electromyographic (EMG), which records electrical patterns in muscles, and severely abnormal rootlets are detected and then cut.
A lie runs downward like a rootlet, branching an infinite number of times.