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[ped-uh-sel-it, -eyt, ped-uh-suh-lit, -leyt]
  1. having a pedicel or pedicels.
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Origin of pedicellate

First recorded in 1820–30; pedicel + -ate1
Related formsped·i·cel·la·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for pedicellate

Historical Examples of pedicellate

  • General term for any loose and irregular flower-cluster, commonly of the racemose type, with pedicellate flowers.

    Handbook of the Trees of New England

    Lorin Low Dame

  • Tibia, concave on inner edge, pedicellate, shorter than femur.

  • A loose, irregularly compound inflorescence with pedicellate flowers.

    Michigan Trees

    Charles Herbert Otis

  • Capsule 4-valved, pedicellate; plants leafy-stemmed, rarely thallose.

  • A flower with a stalk is called pedunculate or pedicellate; without a stalk, it is sessile.

    Everyday Objects

    W. H. Davenport Adams

pedicellate in Medicine


(pĕd′ĭ-sĕlĭt, -āt′)
  1. Having or supported by a pedicel or pedicle.
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