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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 numbers of pedicels, brood, and adults in the colony were determined.
The parasites have tarsal suckers with unjointed pedicels. In male, suckers are present on all legs and in females on first and second pair of legs.
(1) The dye was put in the berry from the stylar end (the end opposite the pedicel), and then it was traced in the pedicels, peduncles and even shoots of the vine.
Pedicels arise from the inflorescence to hold tomato fruits to the plant.
Indumentum hispidulous, constituted of trichomes glandular and tector, thin and stellate, colourless to whitish or orange, soft, rigid, erect, tangles, 0.5-3 mm long, distributed on the branches, pulvinus, petioles, stipite of nectary, leaflets, inflorescence axis, bracts and pedicels. Stipules green to green-vinaceous, filiform, little showy, 5-8 X c.
The content of dry mass, starch, total soluble sugars, pectin, cellulose and hemicellulose, as well as the enzymatic activity, were analyzed in samples of pedicels about 1 cm long, obtained at the region of natural fruit dropping, discarding pulp residues.
The fruit was also different from that of the first patch of trees, being more cup-shaped and with very short pedicels.
Endoperidial body supported by multiple pedicels; endoperidium opening by several stomata; basidiospores reticulate Myriostoma coliforme 1.
The rays of the main umbel produced a secondary umbel with the flower bearing pedicels. The flowers of this family have 5 petals and 5 stamens.