pedicel

noun
ped·i·cel | \ˈpe-də-ˌsel \

Definition of pedicel 

: a slender basal part of an organism or one of its parts: such 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

Other Words from pedicel

pedicellate \ˌpe-də-ˈse-lət \ adjective

First Known Use of pedicel

1682, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pedicel

New Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Latin pediculus

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