pedicellate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Having or supported by a pedicel.
pedicellate - Medical Definition
Having or supported by a pedicel or pedicle.
Variant of pedicel
- the stalk of a single flower, fruit, leaf, etc.
- the stalk of a grass spikelet
- a small, stalklike structure or support, as the stalk of a sessile organism or the second segment of an insect's antenna
- a small, footlike organ or part
Origin: Modern Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Classical Latin pediculus, diminutive of pes (gen. pedis), foot
- pedicellate adjective