[pi-duhng-kyuh-lit, -leyt or pi-duhng-kyuh-ley-tid]
- having a peduncle.
- growing on a peduncle.
Origin of pedunculate
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The marginal spine next above the pedunculated operculum, bifurcate.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.
The villous processes and fringes may take on an exaggerated growth, and give rise to pedunculated and other forms of loose body.
The swelling is usually sessile, but may be pedunculated; it is usually possible to palpate the edges of the gap in the bones.
In my former volume I have shown that the pedunculated cirripedes grow rapidly; this is likewise the case with the Balanid.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)
The Pedunculated Cirripedes are attached by a tubular tendinous process, called a peduncle.A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby
- having, supported on, or growing from a peduncle
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Word Origin and History for pedunculated
1752, from Modern Latin pedunculatus, from pedunculus (see peduncle).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Having a peduncle.
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