- a small stalk.
- an ultimate division of a common peduncle.
- one of the subordinate stalks in a branched inflorescence, bearing a single flower.
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Origin of pedicel
OTHER WORDS FROM pedicelped·i·cel·lar [ped-uh-sel-er], /ˌpɛd əˈsɛl ər/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pedicel
The hole in the shell serves for the protrusion of a pedicel or foot by means of which the animal is enabled to attach itself.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
The berries are quite persistent, hanging to the pedicel some time after ripe.The Grapes of New York|U. P. Hedrick
Each cirrus consists of a two-jointed pedicel, carrying two multiarticulated rami.
There are, also, powerful muscles giving movement to the basal segments of the pedicel of the first pair of cirri.
Each cirrus consists of a pedicel, having a long basal and a short upper segment, supporting two multiarticulate rami.