Sessile



adjective
1.
Botany. attached by the base, or without any distinct projecting support, as a leaf issuing directly from the stem.
2.
Zoology. permanently attached; not freely moving.
adjective
1.
(of flowers or leaves) having no stalk; growing directly from the stem
2.
(of animals such as the barnacle) permanently attached to a substratum

sessile ses·sile (sěs’īl’, -əl)
adj.
Permanently attached or fixed; not free-moving.
sessile
(sěs’īl’)

Permanently attached or fixed and not free-moving, as corals and mussels.

Stalkless and attached directly at the base, as certain kinds of leaves and fruit.

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