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ped·i·cle

 (pĕd′ĭ-kəl)
n.
1. Biology A small stalk or stalklike structure, especially one supporting or connecting an organ or other body part. Also called pedicel.
2. Medicine
a. A slender footlike or stemlike part, as at the base of a tumor.
b. Part of a skin or tissue graft that is left temporarily attached to the original site.

[Latin pediculus, diminutive of pēs, ped-, foot; see pedicel.]

pedicle

(ˈpɛdɪkəl)
n
(Biology) biology any small stalk; pedicel; peduncle
[C17: from Latin pedīculus small foot; see pedicel]

pe•dun•cle

(pɪˈdʌŋ kəl, ˈpi dʌŋ-)

n.
1. the stalk that supports a flower or flower cluster.
2. the stem bearing a mushroom cap.
3. any stalklike process serving as a support.
4. a band of nervous tissue connecting different parts of the brain.
[1745–55; < New Latin pedunculus= Latin ped-, s. of pēs foot + -unculus diminutive suffix, orig. of n-stems; compare carbuncle, homunculus]
pe•dun′cled, pe•dun′cu•lar (-kyə lər) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedicle - a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescencepedicle - 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

ped·i·cle

n. pedículo, porción estrecha que conecta un tumor o colgajo con su base.
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Surgeries were divided into five intraoperative steps: (a) access to the abdominal cavity: time elapsed from skin incision to insertion of the multiport device; (b) right pedicle: from grasping the uterine horn to transection of the pedicle; (c) left pedicle: the same as for approaching the right pedicle; (d) uterine body: time elapsed between exteriorization of the uterus and replacement of the stump into the abdomen; and (e) synthesis: time spent from closing the linea alba to skin suture.
An LDMF offers advantages such as length of the pedicle, ease of dissection, and multi-directional usage.
However, this came with the difficulty of ensuring that both the remaining glandular stump and the nipple were well vascularized by either an external pedicle or internal pedicle or both.
Therefore, in order to improve the identification of anatomic structure and the accuracy of pedicle screws placement, the intraoperative computed tomography- (iCT-) guided navigation has been developed and may play a significant role in MISS [5].
Therefore, transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) with bilateral pedicle screw (BPS) fixation has been considered as the classical surgical approach in the recent years.
To resect a pedunculated mass with these features, combined ultrasonic and bipolar diathermy was used to cross-clamp and ligate the pedicle without concern for bleeding from, or retraction of, an uncontrolled skull base pedicle.
This study was designed to describe a surgical technique that involves paraspinal-approach reduction and fixation (PARF) and to evaluate the outcome of TLBF managed with indirect reduction and posterior short-segment pedicle screw fixation without laminectomy and fusion in patients with Dennis type B fractures with neurologic deficits.
A conjunctival pedicle graft was created by measuring area of ulceration and by rotating a finger shaped piece of bulbar conjunctiva onto corneal surface.
Documentary record or intraoperative finding of damage to the greater palatine vascular pedicle also precluded this procedure.
There was twisting of vascular pedicle three times, giving typical whirlpool sign [Fig.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for larger diameter screws within their TowerLOX MIS Pedicle Screw System and CapLOX II Pedicle Screw System.