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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a peduncle

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a peduncle; growing from a peduncle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a peduncle; growing from a peduncle.
  • In entomology, pertaining to the peduncle of the abdomen.


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  • On the other hand the peduncular parts, whose development usually keeps pace with the triumphs the intellect achieves over instinct, are somewhat less important in the bee than in the ant.

    The Life of the Bee

  • When primary, it usually affects the inter-peduncular region of the base, and takes the form of a diffuse gummatous infiltration of the membranes which gives rise to symptoms referable to the parts pressed upon, and especially paralysis of one or other of the cranial nerves.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • Mark VW et al. Poststroke cerebral peduncular atrophy correlates with a measure of corticospinal tract injury in the cerebral hemisphere.

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  • They are small, sessile or peduncular, and can be either solitary or clustered together.

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  • My father doesn’t have peduncular hallucinosis; his is a similar condition—equally bizarre, but not as rare and not as dire—that sometimes afflicts people who lose their eyesight late in life.

    The Fiddler in the Subway


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