from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A peduncle or pedicel; a stalk, stem, or other foot-like support or basis of a part.
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The cerebral peduncles (pedunculus cerebri; crus cerebri) are two cylindrical masses situated at the base of the brain, and largely hidden by the temporal lobes of the cerebrum, which must be drawn aside or removed in order to expose them.
Upon every pressure, from whatsoever it proceeds, greater then that which keeps it up, the subtile parts of this liquor are thrust downwards, towards its _articulations_ of the leaves, where, not having room presently to get into the sprig, the little round _pedunculus_, from whence the _Spine_ and those oblique
F and G. G.ant neurons among fibers of the superior cerebellar pedunculus.
Cirriferus pedunculus: a tendril-bearing peduncle; as in Cardiofpermum and Vitis,
In Philcf. hot an. it is interpreted — pedunculus partialis, a partial peduncle.