Young root tip: axis of the plant
which grows in the opposite direction from the stem, maintain the plant
in place and absorbs nutrients.
Surface: view of the external part of a root.
Longitudinal section: cut through the length of the root.
Root hair zone: part of the root on which are located the root
hairs that absorbs water and nutrients.
Elongation zone: set of cells that determine the growth of the
Apical meristem: tissue at the top of the root composed of rapidly
Root cap: envelope that protects the young root.