Definition of Pileorhiza. Meaning of Pileorhiza. Synonyms of Pileorhiza

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Definition of Pileorhiza

Pileorhiza Pi`le*o*rhi"za, n.; pl. Pilorhiz[ae]. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a cap + ? root.] (Bot.) A cap of cells which covers the growing extremity of a root; a rootcap.

Meaning of Pileorhiza from wikipedia

- The root cap is a type of tissue at the tip of a plant root. It is also called calyptra. Root caps contain statocytes which are involved in gravity perception...