Origin of pedicle
Latin pediculus, from diminutive of ped-, pes
First Known Use: 1626
Rhymes with pedicle
Medical Definition of pedicle
: a basal attachment: asa: the basal part of each side of the neural arch of a vertebra connecting the laminae with the centrumb: the narrow basal part by which various organs (as kidney or spleen) are continuous with other body structuresc: the narrow base of a tumord: the part of a pedicle flap left attached to the original site
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