peduncle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pi-dung'kul, pē'dung-), [key]
- a flower stalk, supporting either a cluster or a solitary flower.
- the stalk bearing the fruiting body in fungi.
- a stalk or stem; a stalklike part or structure.
- a stalklike structure composed of white matter, connecting various regions of the brain.
- an attachment process, as in the brachiopods.
- peduncle (Thesaurus)