root segment

root segment

[′rüt ‚seg·mənt]
(computer science)
The master or controlling segment of an overlay structure which always resides in the main memory of a computer.
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The microscope was focused through the entire root segment and if an arbuscule or vesicle was detected, the root segment at the intersection was scored as infected.
While prices in our bulk root segment remain weak, we see encouraging signs for our Company," Mr.
While prices in our bulk root segment remain disappointing, we see encouraging signs for our industry.
The root segments were washed in distilled water, acidified with I(N) HC1 for 5 minutes and stained in 0.
Briefly, small root segments of approximately 15 mm length were cut with the aid of a flame-sterilized razor blade and were surface-sterilized by sequential immersion in 75% ethanol for 30 s, 1.
The root segments selected varied in diameter and in possession of an epidermis versus periderm; thus they varied in age.
The joint venture will manufacture moulds and prefabricated root segments for both companies and their customers.