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  • n. A pedicel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pedicel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology and anatomy, a pedicel, pedicle, or peduncle.


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  • * (* Van Beneden, who regards the eye-peduncles as limbs, cannot however avoid remarking upon Mysis: "Ce pedicule n'apparait aucunement comme les autres appendices, et parait avoir une autre valeur morphologique.")

    Facts and Arguments for Darwin

  • The leaf is almost round, green on the upper side and whitish underneath, with several fibres running from the insertion of the pedicule towards the circumference, it is umbilicated as

    A Voyage to New Holland

  • The pedicule of the flower is enclosed at the bottom with 5 narrow stiff leaves, about 6 inches long.

    A Voyage to New Holland


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