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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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Majority of pedicle morphometric studies are based on white population in different parts of the world, whereas only a few studies are available on Indian population.
In addition, the available vascular pedicle is long and its large caliber provides an appropriate size match with recipient neck vessels.
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Abstract: The paper presents a finite element analysis of three insertion directions of pedicle screw in lumbar vertebra, the purpose being to investigate the impact of the implantation trajectory over the stability of vertebral pedicle-screw interface, by comparing the maximal displacements obtained for the same pull-out force.
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When used together, the PIPELINE[TM], CONCORDE[TM] and VIPER[TM] Systems provide less invasive access to the spine, controlled placement of an intervertebral spacer, and control during pedicle screw fixation.
If a pedicle is damaged during antler development, antler tines may grow around the base of the pedicle, similar to the sprouts around the base of a freshly cut tree stump.
That was just one of the issues with which the courts were confronted in this Tennessee case in which there was an off-label use of pedicle screws subject to a federal study or mandatory monitoring.
The filing of thousands of product liability lawsuits in 1994 against the manufacturers of the pedicle bone screw - a medical device used during spinal fusion surgery - took an ominous turn a year later when three national medical specialty societies were added as defendants.
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