Meaning of pedicel


Pronunciation: (ped'u-sul, -sel"), [key]
— n.
    1. a small stalk.
    2. an ultimate division of a common peduncle.
    3. one of the subordinate stalks in a branched inflorescence, bearing a single flower.
  1. a pedicle or peduncle.
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