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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
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pedicel

[ˈpɛdɪˌsɛl] npedicello
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Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) immunoglobulin G (IgG), is directed against aquaporin-4 (AQP4) which is present in the Astrocytic Foot process. Sensitivity and specificity of NMO IgG for NMO is 91% and 100% respectively.
It is reported that relapse or worsening of NS in idiopathic membranous nephropathy can occur even though the glomerular immune deposits have been eradicated [12], and nephrotic range proteinuria in patients with membranous LN was better correlated with the degree of foot process effacement than the degree of immune complex deposition, pointing to it as manifestation of concomitant podocyte dysfunction [13].
Soda et al., "Inhibition of podocyte FAK protects against proteinuria and foot process effacement," Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol.
Podocyte injuries were confirmed by the increase in desmin expression in podocytes and by slit membrane abnormalities, including decreased podocin expression and augmented foot process effacement assessed by transmission electron microscopy.
Experiments showed that the activation of this pathway may be involved in ADR-induced podocyte foot process effacement, disruption of the slit diaphragm, and consequent albuminuria [31].
This is important since inhibition of FAK activation or their deletion in podocytes has been found to protect against proteinuria and foot process effacement induced by glomerular injury [17].
However, the fusion of podocytes' foot process was rare and the damage of GBM was modified in the Islets group (Figure-1.
In podocytes, uPAR is one of the pathways capable of activating [alpha]v[[beta].sub.3] integrin promoting cell motility and activation of small GTPases, such as Cdc42 and Rac1, which can lead to podocyte contraction, shifting from a stationary to motile phenotype and leading to foot process effacement and proteinuria (Figure 1) [45].
Electron microscopy showed extensive diffuse foot process effacement, and subepithelial electron dense deposits (Fig.
Most characteristically, podocytes can undergo a process termed effacement, where the normal cellular architecture of the foot process is altered and results in flattening and spreading of the foot process along the GBM and disruption of the slit diaphragm.