pedicel

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pedicel
Definition
Noun 
Botany
A stalk of individual flower; a stalk bearing a single flower or spore-producing body within a cluster.
Etymology
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botany
Noun 
Anatomy
A stalk-shaped body part; an anatomical part that resembles a stem or stalk.
Etymology
Meaning note
anatomy
Noun 
Zoology
A narrow stalk-like body part in insects and other arthropods, used in various specific senses. 1996: Spiders have the body clearly divided into two pieces which are joined by a narrow stalk, the pedicel. — Michael J. Roberts, Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe (Collins 1996, p. 10)
Etymology
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zoology
Noun 
Mycology
a slender stalk.
Etymology
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mycology
Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Other
Etymology
From post-classical Latin pedicellus, from Latin pediculus.
Bibliography
  • Wiktionary :pedicel (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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