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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
floral organ development +  
leaf formation +  
maintenance of plant organ identity +  
phyllome development +  
plant organ morphogenesis +  
plant organ senescence +  
plant ovule development +  
post-embryonic plant organ development +  
root development +  
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the root over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The root is the water- and mineral-absorbing part of a plant which is usually underground, does not bear leaves, tends to grow downwards and is typically derived from the radicle of the embryo.

Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:33090 ! Viridiplantae
Definition Sources: GOC:jid, PO:0009005

paths to the root