pedicel

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noun ped·i·cel \ˈpe-də-ˌsel\

Definition of pedicel

  1. :  a slender basal part of an organism or one of its parts: such asa :  a plant stalk that supports a fruiting or spore-bearing organb :  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


First Known Use: 1682

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