Pedunculate
Pedunculate Pe*dun"cu*late, Pedunculated Pe*dun"cu*la`ted, a. (Biol.) Having a peduncle; growing on a peduncle; as, a pedunculate flower; a pedunculate eye, as in a lobster. [1913 Webster]

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  • pedunculate — [pē duŋ′kyo͞o lit, pē duŋ′kyo͞olāt΄] adj. growing on or having a peduncle: also pedunculated …   English World dictionary

  • pedunculate — adjective having or growing on or from a peduncle or stalk a pedunculate flower a pedunculate barnacle is attached to the substrate by a fleshy foot or stalk • Syn: ↑stalked • Ant: ↑sessile • Topics: ↑biology, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pedunculate — adjective see pedunculated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pedunculate — pedunculation, n. /pi dung kyeuh lit, layt /, adj. 1. having a peduncle. 2. growing on a peduncle. Also, pedunculated. [1750 60; < NL pedunculatus. See PEDUNCLE, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pedunculate — adjective Having a peduncle or stalk …   Wiktionary

  • pedunculate — SYN: pediculate …   Medical dictionary

  • pedunculate — pɪ dʌŋkjÉ™lÉ™t adj. in the shape of a stalk; in the shape of a stem …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pedunculate — pe·dun·cu·late …   English syllables

  • pedunculate — pe•dun•cu•late [[t]pɪˈdʌŋ kyə lɪt, ˌleɪt[/t]] also pe•dun′cu•lat ed adj. bot having or growing on a peduncle • Etymology: 1750–60; < NL pedunculātus …   From formal English to slang

  • pedunculate — /pəˈdʌŋkjələt/ (say puh dungkyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective 1. having a peduncle. 2. growing on a peduncle. Also, pedunculated …   Australian English dictionary

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