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stylopodium

[ stahy-luh-poh-dee-uhm ]
/ ˌstaɪ ləˈpoʊ di əm /
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noun, plural sty·lo·po·di·a [stahy-luh-poh-dee-uh]. /ˌstaɪ ləˈpoʊ di ə/. Botany.

a glandular disk or expansion surmounting the ovary and supporting the styles in plants of the parsley family.

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Origin of stylopodium

From New Latin, dating back to 1825–35; see origin at stylo-1, -podium
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British Dictionary definitions for stylopodium

stylopodium
/ (ˌstaɪləˈpəʊdɪəm) /

noun plural -dia (-dɪə)

botany a swelling at the base of the style in umbelliferous plants
C19: New Latin, from Greek stulos pillar + -podium
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