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

pedicellate

play \ˌpe-də-ˈse-lət\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of pedicel

New Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Latin pediculus


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of very fine texture or delicate form

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