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pe·dun·cle

 (pĭ-dŭng′kəl, pē′dŭng′kəl)
n.
1. Botany The stalk of an inflorescence or a stalk bearing a solitary flower in a one-flowered inflorescence.
2. Zoology A stalklike structure in invertebrate animals, usually serving as an attachment for a larger part or structure.
3. Anatomy A stalklike bundle of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain.
4. Medicine The stalklike base to which a polyp or tumor is attached.

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

pe·dun′cu·lar (pĭ-dŭng′kyə-lər) adj.

peduncle

(pɪˈdʌŋkəl)
n
1. (Botany) the stalk of a plant bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower
2. (Anatomy) anatomy a stalklike structure, esp a large bundle of nerve fibres within the brain
3. (Pathology) pathol a slender process of tissue by which a polyp or tumour is attached to the body
4. (Biology) biology another name for pedicel2
[C18: from New Latin pedunculus, from Latin pedīculus little foot; see pedicle]
peˈduncled, peduncular adj

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.

pe·dun·cle

(pĭ-dŭng′kəl, pē′dŭng′kəl)
1. Botany The stalk of a single flower or flower cluster. See more at flower.
2. Zoology A stalk supporting an animal organ, such as the eyestalk of a lobster.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peduncle - the thin process of tissue that attaches a polyp to the bodypeduncle - the thin process of tissue that attaches a polyp to the body
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
pedunculated polyp - a polyp with a stalk or peduncle
2.peduncle - stalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower
flower stalk, scape - erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip
pedicel, pedicle - a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence; an ultimate division of a common peduncle
3.peduncle - a bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
nerve pathway, nerve tract, pathway, tract - a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
forebrain, prosencephalon - the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
Translations

peduncle

[pɪˈdʌŋkl] npeduncolo

pe·dun·cle

n. pedúnculo, conexión en forma de tallo.
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Wallerian degeneration of the middle cerebellar peduncle after pontine infarction: MR imaging.
His brain MRI showed atrophy of pons, medulla and cerebellum, and high signals in pons and middle cerebellar peduncle with cruciform pontine hyperintensity (hot cross bun sign) on axial T2W image (Figure-1).
They have bilaterally compressed body which is divided into two parts: peduncle or stalk and capitulum (Fig.
At maturity, data was collected for plant height, flag leaf area, number of tillers per meter, spikelets per spike, peduncle length, spike length, spike weight, spike density, grains per spike, 1000-grain weight, grain weight per spike, biological yield per meter, grain yield per meter and harvest index.
which is a tropical plant that has a pseudofruit with great potential for biotechnological development, since it is little used by the industry, with estimate of loss of more than 80% of the peduncle (Prommajak et al.
MRI brain showing prominent and elongated cerebellar peduncle with dysplastic vermis giving " Molar tooth appearance" (Figure 4).
For each species of interest we took the following morphological measurements: standard length (SL), maximum body width (MBW), maximum body depth (MBD), mean body height (MHB), maximum length of pectoral fin (MLF), caudal peduncle height (CPH), peduncle width (PW), head height (ITH), maximum width of fin (MW) and eye height (EH) (Figure 2).
Primary data were recorded on days to heading (DTH), days to maturity (DTM), plant height (PH), stem length (SL), peduncle length (PL), peduncle extrusion (PE), spike length (SpL), flag leaf auricle height (FLAH), flag leaf node height (FLNH), flag leaf sheath length (FLSL), flag leaf blade length (FLBL), flag leaf blade width (FLBW), productive tillers (PT), non-productive tillers (NPT), percent lodging (L), spike weight (SpW), grain yield per spike (GYPSp), grains per spike (GPSp), tiller vegetative mass (TVM), 1000 kernel weight (TKW), grain yield (GY) and biological yield (BY).
The main goal of this innovator study was to evaluate if the gum extraction influences the production of nut and peduncle of precocious dwarf cashew tree grown under different water regimes and mineral nutrition.
Nine descriptors were applied to determine the quantitative aspects: plant height; leaf length; leaf width; peduncle length; peduncle diameter, syncarp length, syncarp diameter; crown length and crown diameter.
The flowers grow on short stalks radiating from a common peduncle, and form an umbel in the leaf axil.