OBO ID: GO:0048829
Term Name: root cap development Search Ontology:
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Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the root cap over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The root cap protects the root meristem from friction as the root grows through the soil. The cap is made up of a group of parenchyma cells which secrete a glycoprotein mucilage as a lubricant.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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