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root is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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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.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Root." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741433/all/sensory_root.
Root. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741433/all/sensory_root. Accessed May 23, 2019.
Root. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741433/all/sensory_root
Root [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741433/all/sensory_root.
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