pedicel


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ped·i·cel

 (pĕd′ĭ-səl, -sĕl′)
n.
1. Botany
a. A small stalk or stalklike part bearing a single flower in an inflorescence.
b. A support for a fern sporangium or moss capsule.
2. See pedicle.

[New Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Latin pediculus, diminutive of pēs, ped-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

ped′i·cel′lar (-sĕl′ər) adj.

pedicel

(ˈpɛdɪˌsɛl)
n
1. (Botany) the stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence
2. (Biology) biology Also called: peduncle any short stalk bearing an organ or organism
3. (Zoology) the second segment of an insect's antenna
[C17: from New Latin pedicellus, from Latin pedīculus, from pēs foot]
pedicellate adj

ped•i•cel

(ˈpɛd ə səl, -ˌsɛl)

n.
1. the stalk of a single flower in a branched inflorescence.
[1670–80; < New Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Latin pediculus a little foot. See pedicle]

ped·i·cel

(pĕd′ĭ-səl)
A small stalk supporting a single flower in a plant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedicel - a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescencepedicel - a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence; an ultimate division of a common peduncle
ray - a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence
peduncle - stalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower
Translations
szypułka

pedicel

[ˈpɛdɪˌsɛl] npedicello
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Antenna brownish yellow with microtomentum; pedicel with short black setulae at middle and margin, setulae at margin longer than others, longest one about 4 times longer than others; 1st flagellomere irregularly circular, with pubescence; arista 3.
Farmers should utilize clipper to harvest berries with pedicel attached with it for longer shelf life and fruit be harvested three to four times from a tree from February to April, says a release issued by media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department on Friday.
Measurements were taken as follows: Antenna: Lengths of scape, pedicel, postpedicel, and style (all three elements combined) were measured laterally.
1 Monitoring fruiting lofty ash, mountain elm, elm trees pedicel of inventory positions - to determine the number of trees and their health status;
Peduncle length of female plants pedicel varies significantly between samples of different geographical origin (p = 0.
1A): 12-segmented, relatively short, if bent backward not extending to the stalk of halters; scape black, elongated, cylindrical; pedicel black, very short, cup-shaped; flagellum black, long-cylindrical, basally expanded, each of flagellomere subequal in length; verticils black, dorsal verticils subequal to the corresponding flagellomeres from which they arise.
After antlers are cast, the tissue around the pedicel begins to grow and heal over the wound left by losing the antler.
In addition, these authors showed that the basal membrane, the slit diaphragm and pedicel were more preserved in the both sedentary and trained normotensive rats and trained SHR compared to the sedentary SHR (Garcia-Pinto et al.
Its papery sheath opens and the white drop falls free, supported by a hair-fine stem - the pedicel.
It swells, its papery sheath opens and the big white drop is free to dangle, supported only by a hair-fine stem - the pedicel.
Next the flowers were dissected and the pedicel and receptacle (one unit), one sepal, one petal, one stamen and the pistil were isolated.