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Root Directory: The main directory on any hard disk or floppy disk. It has a fixed size and location and cannot be resized dynamically like subdirectories can.
Root Of The Title: The original grant (or root) of the title.
Root Planing: The process of scaling and planing exposed root surfaces to remove all calculus, plaque, and infected tissue.
Root System: Plant organ systems that anchors the plant in place, stores excess sugars, and absorbs water and mineral nutrients. That part of the plant below ground level.
Root Mean Squared (RMS): A term used to indicate the average level of power that a receiver or amplifier can sustain over a given period of time. Average power ratings (ex: 100 watts RMS) provide a more realistic as . . . View Full Definition
Root Hairs: Extensions of the root epidermis that increase the roots ability to absorb water.
Root Cap: Structure that covers and protects the apical meristem in plant roots. Cells forming a protective series of layers over the root meristem.
Root Creation: Creating a new word by inventing its form from scratch--without reference to any pre-existing word or sound.
Root-Leaf-Vascular System Axis: Refers to the arrangement in vascular plants in which the roots anchor the plant and absorb water and nutrients, the leaves carry out photosynthesis, and the vascular system connects the roo . . . View Full Definition
Root Canal Therapy: The process of treating disease or inflammation of the pulp or root canal. This involves removing the pulp and root's nerve(s) and filling the canal(s) with an appropriate material to perman . . . View Full Definition
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