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

synonyms for pedicle

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

The chain is passed round the base or pedicle of the growth, and gradually tightened by a screw till the growth falls off.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
The Myrmic have two knobs to the pedicle, by which the abdomen is attached to the thorax; the Poner only one.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
The pedicle can then be secured with a series of interlocking ligatures.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
Baker Brown used to sear the pedicle with a cautery, and this method was adopted with great success by Thomas Keith.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The improvement in securing the pedicle has played an important part in the development of ovariotomy.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
McDowell tied the pedicle, but left the ligature hanging out of the wound.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
An ovarian cyst with a twisted pedicle has been found in a fœtus at birth (Otto von Franque).
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
Occasionally a pedicle will be so broad that it is unsafe to trust to this simple form of ligature.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
After the pedicle has been safely ligatured and the blood removed, the abdominal incision is sutured as described on p. 9.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
When the stalk is narrow it may be transfixed and secured with silk thread, like the pedicle of an ovarian cyst.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PEDICLE

  • 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.