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pedicel

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Noun
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ped=i=cel

CIDE DICTIONARY

pediceln. [F. pédicelle. See Pedicle.].
  •  A stalk which supports one flower or fruit, whether solitary or one of many ultimate divisions of a common peduncle. See Peduncle, and Illust. of Flower.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A slender stem by which certain of the lower animals or their eggs are attached. See Illust. of Aphis lion.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The ventral part of each side of the neural arch connecting with the centrum of a vertebra.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pedicel, n. (also pedicle)
1 a small (esp. subordinate) stalklike structure in a plant or animal (cf. PEDUNCLE).
2 Surgery part of a graft left temporarily attached to its original site.

Derivative
pedicellate adj. pediculate adj.
Etymology
mod.L pedicellus & L pediculus dimin. of pes pedis foot

THESAURUS

pedicel

anthrophore, axis, baluster, balustrade, banister, base, bole, cane, carpophore, caryatid, caudex, caulicle, caulis, colonnade, column, culm, dado, die, footstalk, funicule, funiculus, haulm, jack, leafstalk, newel-post, pedestal, peduncle, petiole, petiolule, petiolus, pier, pilaster, pile, piling, pillar, plinth, pole, post, queen-post, reed, seedstalk, shaft, socle, spear, spire, staff, stalk, stanchion, stand, standard, stem, stipe, stock, straw, subbase, surbase, tigella, trunk, upright

ROGET THESAURUS

pedicel

Pendency

N pendency, dependency, suspension, hanging, pedicel, pedicle, peduncle, tail, train, flap, skirt, pigtail, pony tail, pendulum, hangnail peg, knob, button, hook, nail, stud, ring, staple, tenterhook, fastening, spar, horse, pendent, pendulous, pensile, hanging, beetling, jutting over, overhanging, projecting, dependent, suspended, loose, flowing, having a peduncle, pedunculate, tailed, caudate.


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