pedicel

  • 1 pedicel — PEDICÉL, pedicele, s.n. Mic peduncul care susţine frunza, floarea (într o inflorescenţă) etc. – Din fr. pédicelle. Trimis de RACAI, 21.10.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  pedicél s. n., pl. pedicéle Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 Pedicel — Ped i*cel, n. [F. p[ e]dicelle. See {Pedicle}.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A stalk which supports one flower or fruit, whether solitary or one of many ultimate divisions of a common peduncle. See {Peduncle}, and Illust. of {Flower}. (b) A slender support of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 pedicel — [ped′i səl] n. [ModL pedicellus, dim. of L pediculus, dim. of pes (gen. pedis), FOOT] 1. Bot. a) the stalk of a single flower, fruit, leaf, etc. b) the stalk of a grass spikelet 2. Zool. a) a small, stalklike structure or support, as …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 pedicel —   n. short, thin stalk; footstalk.    ♦ pedicle, n.    ♦ pedicellate, a. having pedicel.    ♦ pedicelliform, a. like a pedicel …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 5 pedicel — noun Etymology: New Latin pedicellus, diminutive of Latin pediculus Date: 1676 a slender basal part of an organism or one of its parts: as a. a plant stalk that supports a fruiting or spore bearing organ b. a narrow basal attachment (as of the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 pedicel — a stalk like supporting structure. Also called pedicle or peduncle …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 7 pedicel — n. [L. pediculus, little foot] 1. Any small or short stalk or stem supporting an organ or other structure. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Arachnida, the attenuated first abdominal segment, joining the abdomen to the cephalothorax. 3. (ARTHROPODA …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 8 pedicel — pedicellar /ped euh sel euhr/, adj. /ped euh seuhl, sel /, n. 1. Bot. a. a small stalk. b. an ultimate division of a common peduncle. c. one of the subordinate stalks in a branched inflorescence, bearing a single flower. 2. Zool. a pedicle or… …

    Universalium

  • 9 pedicel — noun /ˈpɛdɪsəl/ a) A stalk of individual flower; a stalk bearing a single flower or spore producing body within a cluster. b) A stalk shaped body part; an anatomical part that resembles a stem or stalk …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 pedicel — The secondary process of a podocyte, which helps form the visceral capsule of a renal corpuscle. SYN: footplate (2), foot plate, foot process. [Mod. L. pedicellus, dim. of L. pes, foot] * * * ped·i·cel (pedґĭ sel) a footlike part, especially …

    Medical dictionary

  • 11 pedicel — Synonyms and related words: anthrophore, axis, baluster, balustrade, banister, base, bole, cane, carpophore, caryatid, caudex, caulicle, caulis, colonnade, column, culm, dado, die, footstalk, funicule, funiculus, haulm, jack, leafstalk, newel… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 pedicel — pe|di|cel Mot Agut Nom masculí …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 13 pedicel — ped·i·cel || pedɪsÉ™l n. slender stalk like body part on an organism; flower stem; stalk …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 pedicel — [ pɛdɪs(ə)l] noun 1》 Botany a small stalk bearing an individual flower in an inflorescence. 2》 Anatomy & Zoology another term for pedicle. Derivatives pedicellate dɪs(ə)leɪt adjective Origin C17: from mod. L. pedicellus small foot , dimin. of p …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 pedicel — noun (C) technical a long thin part of a plant below each flower …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 pedicel —   Supporting stalk of a flower or gymnosperm sporophyll.   See also peduncle …

    Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • 17 pedicel — ped·i·cel …

    English syllables

  • 18 pedicel — ped•i•cel [[t]ˈpɛd ə səl, ˌsɛl[/t]] n. 1) bot the stalk of a single flower in a branched inflorescence 2) zool. anat. peduncle 3) • Etymology: 1670–80; < NL pedicellus, dim. of L pediculus a little foot. See pedicle …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 pedicel — /ˈpɛdəsɛl / (say peduhsel) noun 1. Botany a. a small stalk. b. an ultimate division of a common peduncle. c. one of the subordinate stalks in a branched inflorescence, bearing a single flower. 2. Anatomy, Zoology …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 pedicel —    The stem of a flower within a floral cluster …

    Herbal-medical glossary