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  • n. Plural form of pedicle.

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Examples

  • Saw a large buck a guy shot for a doe in Dec. He had 2 bloody pedicles where he had recently shed antlers.

    When exactly do blacktail, or all deer, shed their antlers and when do they grow back?

  • In other words, if a buck reaches his maxium BMI (Body mass index), prior to his pedicles developing antlers, then all available nutrition then goes into producing the best antlers that his age class allows him to.

    Do Feeders Grow Big Racks?

  • Springing up through that polychromatic flood myriads of pedicles — slender and straight as spears, or soaring in spirals, or curving with undulations gracile as the white serpents of Tanit in ancient Carthaginian groves — and all surmounted by

    The Moon Pool

  • They quivered; the slender pedicles cupping, the waned lights swayed; the lights lifted and soared, upright, to their backs.

    The Metal Monster

  • With the exception of the stamens, all parts of the inflorescence, inclusive of the long pedicles, are milk-white, and the perfume is as sweet and refreshing as an English spring posy.

    Tropic Days

  • They hook over the pedicles of my second through fourth lumbar vertebrae, holding the whole mess nicely together.

    The Emerald Triangle

  • The nerves were sutured, the organ was suspended in the large curve of the stomach by suturing the pedicles of the gastrosplenic vessels, and the abdominal wound was closed up.

    Alexis Carrel - Nobel Lecture

  • In e, Fig. 1, a stellate band of organized lymph, attached by pedicles to three sides of the urethra, divides the canal into three passages.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • At the _post-mortem_, the seventh dorsal spinous process was found to be loose and the laminæ of the fifth, sixth, and seventh vertebræ were separated from the pedicles, and somewhat depressed on the left side.

    Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 Being Mainly a Clinical Study of the Nature and Effects of Injuries Produced by Bullets of Small Calibre

  • Springing up through that polychromatic flood myriads of pedicles -- slender and straight as spears, or soaring in spirals, or curving with undulations gracile as the white serpents of Tanit in ancient Carthaginian groves -- and all surmounted by a fantasy of spore cases in shapes of minaret and turret, domes and spires and cones, caps of Phrygia and bishops 'mitres, shapes grotesque and unnameable -- shapes delicate and lovely!

    The Moon Pool

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