pedicel


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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
szypułka

pedicel

[ˈpɛdɪˌsɛl] npedicello
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The developmental condition for each flowering pedicel on each bladderpod was recorded.
Pedicel The stalk of an individual flower or fruit.
Each floret has its own stalk or pedicel, which are generally of equal lengths.
One mutation, called jointless pedicel, is desirable for mechanical harvesting because it gives a harvested fruit with no stem attached.
A group of cells present at the base of the ovarioles encloses the mature oocyte in the follicular chamber and prevents it from passing into the pedicel (Snodgrass 1935).
Indumentum pubescent constituted of trichomes tectores 0.2-1 mm long, sparse, distributed on the petiole, rachis, abaxial face leaflets, bracts, pedicel and sepals.
Plant height, flower diameter, and pedicel length together with plant height and plant canopy were measured at flowering.
Skin scrapings were digested in 10% KOH solution and examined microscopically for morphology of mite, which revealed round body, short legs and long unjointed pedicel with sucker and dorsal anus.
The most common belief is that you can age a buck by examining the profile of the area where the antler was attached to the pedicel of the skull.
irrigatus, mention that the adults can be recognized by the frons without setae; antenna short, same length in both sexes, about 30 flagellomeres; antennal fossae separated by about width of pedicel; fore femur without clavate setae; ocular rim without setae; fore femoral sense hair as long as fore femur and mid femoral sense hair; mesonotum without blade-like setae; tibial spurs present; pretarsal claws large, longer than one-half length of distal tarsomere; pilula axillaris large; fore wing vein 2A runs in a fairly even curve toward 3A; posterior area of hind wing narrower than presectoral area, CuA bends to hind margin at or before origin of medial fork; anterior banksian line weakly developed; fore wing without dark brown stripe in mediocubital area.
Farmers should utilize clipper to harvest berries with pedicel attached with it for longer shelf life and fruit be harvested three to four times from a tree from February to April, says a release issued by media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department on Friday.