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See definition of pedicel on Dictionary.com
  • as instalk
  • as instem

synonyms for pedicel

  • trunk
  • twig
  • axis
  • bent
  • helm
  • pedicle
  • reed
  • shaft
  • spike
  • spire
  • support
  • upright
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How to use pedicel in a sentence

The hole in the shell serves for the protrusion of a pedicel or foot by means of which the animal is enabled to attach itself.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The berries are quite persistent, hanging to the pedicel some time after ripe.
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
Each cirrus consists of a two-jointed pedicel, carrying two multiarticulated rami.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
There are, also, powerful muscles giving movement to the basal segments of the pedicel of the first pair of cirri.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
Each cirrus consists of a pedicel, having a long basal and a short upper segment, supporting two multiarticulate rami.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
There are always six pairs; each biramous and multiarticulated, supported on a pedicel formed of two segments.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
On the dorsal surfaces of both segments of the pedicel of the third cirrus, there is a tuft of fine spines.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
Some similar teeth occur on the segments of the anterior ramus of the fourth cirrus, but not on the pedicel, in A. cyathus.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
The pedicel of the first cirrus is very broad; its rami are short, with the segments very broad.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
The pedicel of the first cirrus is very broad, and exteriorly clothed with fine hairs: its rami are slightly unequal in length.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PEDICEL

  • axis
  • bent
  • helm
  • pedicel
  • pedicle
  • reed
  • shaft
  • spike
  • spire
  • support
  • trunk
  • twig
  • upright
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.