Pedicle



[ped-i-kuh l] /ˈpɛd ɪ kəl/

noun, Zoology.
1.
a small stalk or stalklike support, as the connection between the cephalothorax and abdomen in certain arachnids.
/ˈpɛdɪkəl/
noun
1.
(biology) any small stalk; pedicel; peduncle
n.

“footstalk of a plant,” 1620s, from Latin pediculus “footstalk, little foot,” diminutive of pedem (nominative pes) “foot” (see foot (n.)).

pedicle ped·i·cle (pěd’ĭ-kəl)
n.

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