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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.]
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pedicle

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

ped·i·cle

n. pedículo, porción estrecha que conecta un tumor o colgajo con su base.
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They are characterized according to their color, appearance of their mucosal surface, presence of ulceration (s), their bleeding tendency, and the presence of pedunculus. In the context of polypoid lesions detection, most previous studies have been performed on images of flexible (conventional) endoscopy [13].
Herba lithophytica, acaulis, rosulata, florens usque ad 1.5 m alta; folia numerosa, vaginae distinctae, oblongae, 7-20 cm longae, 10-11 cm latae; laminae anguste triangulares, 68-75 cm longae, 6.5-7.5 cm latae; pedunculus erectus, teres, 40-60 cm longus, inflorescentia 2-3 ramifera, spicae peranguste oblongae usque ad lineares, 12-30 cm longae, 1.4-1.5 cm latae, bracteae florales roseae, imbricatae, oblongoellipticae, 4.3-4.5 cm longae, 1.5-1.7 cm latae, ecarinatae, praeter apicem albo-lepidotae; flores distichi, petala violacea, spathulata, 4.8-5.6 cm longa, 9-11 mm lata; stamina et stylus exserta.
Small lacerations were visible in the pedunculus cerebri superior and both hemispheres of the cerebellum.