Medical Dictionary

sessile

adj ses·sile \ˈses-īl, -əl\

Medical Definition of SESSILE

1
:  attached directly by a broad base :  not pedunculated <a sessile tumor>
2
:  firmly attached (as to a cell) :  not free to move about <sessile antibodies>

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