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ped·i·cle

 (pĕd′ĭ-kəl)
n.
1. Biology A small stalk or stalklike structure, especially one supporting or connecting an organ or other body part. Also called pedicel.
2. Medicine
a. A slender footlike or stemlike part, as at the base of a tumor.
b. Part of a skin or tissue graft that is left temporarily attached to the original site.

[Latin pediculus, diminutive of pēs, ped-, foot; see pedicel.]

pedicle

(ˈpɛdɪkəl)
n
(Biology) biology any small stalk; pedicel; peduncle
[C17: from Latin pedīculus small foot; see pedicel]

pe•dun•cle

(pɪˈdʌŋ kəl, ˈpi dʌŋ-)

n.
1. the stalk that supports a flower or flower cluster.
2. the stem bearing a mushroom cap.
3. any stalklike process serving as a support.
4. a band of nervous tissue connecting different parts of the brain.
[1745–55; < New Latin pedunculus= Latin ped-, s. of pēs foot + -unculus diminutive suffix, orig. of n-stems; compare carbuncle, homunculus]
pe•dun′cled, pe•dun′cu•lar (-kyə lər) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedicle - a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescencepedicle - 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

ped·i·cle

n. pedículo, porción estrecha que conecta un tumor o colgajo con su base.
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