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n. pl. stip·i·tes (stĭp′ĭ-tēz′)
1. The basal segment of the maxilla of an insect or certain other arthropods.
2. Botany A stalklike support or structure; a stipe.

[New Latin stīpes, stīpit-, from Latin, post.]


n, pl stipites (ˈstɪpɪˌtiːz)
1. (Zoology) the second maxillary segment in insects and crustaceans
2. (Zoology) the eyestalk of a crab or similar crustacean
3. (Zoology) any similar stemlike structure
[C18: from Latin; see stipe]
stipiform, stipitiform adj


(ˈstaɪ piz)

n., pl. stip•i•tes (ˈstɪp ɪˌtiz)
the stalklike basal portion of the maxilla in crustaceans and insects.
[1750–60; < Latin stīpes; see stipe]
stip′i•tate` (-ˌteɪt) adj.
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Darley initially welcomed the BHA's amendments to allow stewards more discretion and a greater degree of flexibility, but criticised restricting the document to stipes.
Hybrida as having a short-creeping or ascending rhizome, long stipes, usually papyraceous blades, blade scales black or dark brown and distributed especially along the margin and costa, and spores with low ridges.
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There was generally no difference between the cultivated and wild samples, however the stipes of G.
The body would sag down and the final nail would have been hammered through both feet and into the wood of the stipes.
The group, fronted by Michael Stipes, played three sell-out nights at Stirling Castle in 1999 and wowed 55,000 people at T in the Park in 2003.
The disease is rampant throughout the tree," Stipes says.
Stipe: 1-5 cm tall, about I mm thick, equal, hollow; younger stipes yellow below and bright orange above; older stipes pale yellow; all stipes with prominent hairs at the base.
Unlike raceday stewards, stipes are professionals employed by the BHA and one is sent to each meeting to assist the stewards and advise on the rules of racing.
Sterile leaves were about 20 cm long at most and had long deltoid blades and relatively short stipes of 1/4 to 1/3 the length of the blades, which were tripinnatifid with obtuse elliptic ultimate segments.
Stipes will assume the duties of President and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Bank, effective immediately.
BHA media manager Paul Struthers said: "Monitoring happens all the time and there will be numerous races picked out from any given period of a couple of weeks that the stipes can come in and monitor.