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pedicel

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noun ped·i·cel \ˈpe-də-ˌsel\

Definition of pedicel

  1. :  a slender basal part of an organism or one of its parts: as a :  a plant stalk that supports a fruiting or spore-bearing organ b :  a narrow basal attachment (as of the abdomen of an ant) of an animal organ or part

pedicellate play \ˌpe-də-ˈse-lət\ adjective



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