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pistil vs. carpel

[ pis-tl ]
  1. the ovule-bearing or seed-bearing female organ of a flower, consisting when complete of ovary, style, and stigma.
  2. such organs collectively, where there are more than one in a flower.
  3. a gynoecium.
[ kahr-puhl ]
  1. a simple pistil, or a single member of a compound pistil.

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