footstalk


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foot·stalk

 (fo͝ot′stôk′)
n.
A supporting stalk, such as a peduncle or pedicel.

footstalk

(ˈfʊtˌstɔːk)
n
(Biology) a small supporting stalk in animals and plants; a pedicel, peduncle, or pedicle

foot•stalk

(ˈfʊtˌstɔk)

n.
a pedicel.
[1555–65]
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Regarding to the results, there were very low pain in footstalk, ankle & knees [24%] that are because of movement & using footrest.
Hence, we were engaged with the quantitative model, where the footstalk was approximated with an infinite cylinder.
In a similar vein, later interpreters, influenced by the existence of the character [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] identified [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] as a pictograph of the peduncle or footstalk of a plant.