In common parlance, underground storage organs may be generically called roots, tubers, or bulbs, but to the botanist these are specific, technical terms, which apply only more narrowly:
Storage organs used for food may be generically called root vegetables, although this phrase should not be taken to imply that the class only includes true roots.
Differential survival of allosperm by location within the female storage organ of the snail Cornu aspersum.(Report)
Nov 01, 2008; Introduction The sperm storage organs of terrestrial molluscan species have attracted interest because they are presumed to be...
US Patent Issued to Nippon Paper Industries, Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho on May 24 for "Plant and Plant Storage Organ Having Glp-1 Derivative Accumulated Therein and Method of Producing the Same" (Japanese Inventors)
May 27, 2011; ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27 -- United States Patent no. 7,947,876, issued on May 24, was assigned to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd....