Definition of pedicel
: 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
pedicellateplay \ˌpe-də-ˈse-lət\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of pedicel
New Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Latin pediculus
First Known Use: 1682
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