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pedunculus

[ pĭ-dŭngkyə-ləs ]
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n. pl. pe•dun•cu•li (-lī′)

An anatomical stalk or stem, such as the stalklike base to which a tumor is attached to normal tissue.
Any of several stalklike connecting structures in the brain, composed either of white matter or of white and gray matter.peduncle

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