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1. The underground part of a plant. 2. A bundle of pia-covered axons that emerges from or enters the brain or spinal cord inside the dura; the central-most end of a peripheral nerve, inside the dura. 3. A portion of an organ implanted in tissues. SYN: SEE: radix 4. The part of the human tooth covered by cementum; designated by location (mesial, distal, buccal, lingual). 5. In the coastal regions of the southeastern U.S., esp. among those of Caribbean or African descent, a hex or spell, esp. one that relies on herbal rituals to produce or heal disease.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Root." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741433/all/root.
Root. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741433/all/root. Accessed March 23, 2019.
Root. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741433/all/root
Root [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 23]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741433/all/root.
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