Definition of Peduncles

1. Noun. (plural of peduncle) ¹



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Definition of Peduncles

1. peduncle [n] - See also: peduncle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peduncles

pedrail
pedrails
pedregal
pedregals
pedrero
pedreroes
pedreros
pedro
pedros
peds
peduncle
peduncle of corpus callosum
peduncle of flocculus
peduncle of mamillary body
peduncled
peduncles (current term)
peduncular
peduncular ansa
peduncular loop
peduncular veins
pedunculata
pedunculate
pedunculate oak
pedunculated
pedunculated hydatid
pedunculated polyp
pedunculomamillary fasciculus
pedunculotomy
pedunculus
pedunculus cerebellaris inferior

Literary usage of Peduncles

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The peduncles of the Cerebellum.—From the anterior part of each hemisphere arise three large processes or peduncles—superior, middle, and inferior—by which ..."

2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Annuals, a span or more high, with long naked peduncles: heads an ... Leafy only at the base: the peduncles all scape-like : disk-corollas with a ..."

3. Anatomy of the Brain and Spinal Cord by Joseph Ryland Whitaker (1899)
"peduncles OF THE CEREBELLUM. The peduncles of the Cerebellum are three for each ... The crura ad cerebrum, or superior peduncles, arise in the middle of the ..."

4. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"MURO'BUM proper ; green, radical leaves toothed slightly hairy, petioles slender, cauline often large and petioled, heads many small, peduncles short, ..."

5. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"If.) erect, pubescent: leaves sub-entire, oval and obovate, sub-sessile, sub-undulate: peduncles axillary, very short, 1 — 3-flowered: divisions of the ..."

6. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1908)
"The superior peduncles are composed of fibres which for the most part come from the corpus ... The medullary vela are closely associated with the peduncles. ..."

7. A Treatise on the diseases of the nervous system by William Alexander Hammond (1886)
"V. LESIONS OF THE CEREBRAL AND CEREBELLAR peduncles. a. Cerebral peduncles. The cerebral peduncles contain in their substance all the sensory motor fibres ..."

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