Definition of Petiolule

1. Noun. The stalk of a leaflet.

Generic synonyms: Stalk, Stem

Definition of Petiolule

1. n. A small petiole, or the petiole of a leaflet.

Definition of Petiolule

1. Noun. (botany) The petiole of a pinna or pinnule. ¹

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Definition of Petiolule

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Medical Definition of Petiolule

1. The stalk portion of a leaflet. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petiolule

petiolule (current term)
petiolus epiglottidis
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petit dejeuner
petit four
petit juries
petit juror
petit jury
petit larceny
petit mal
petit mal epilepsy
petit mal seizure

Literary usage of Petiolule

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"ПВ> but usually borne on a section of the rachis Й-1И m- long, jointed both at the insertion of the lateral Ifts. and also where the petiolule of the ..."

2. The Flora of British India by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1885)
"... with scattered white glands above and yellow beneath, petiolule of the middle leaflet often | in. ; petiole 1-2 in., not winged. Panicles 8 by 5 in., ..."

3. Flora of Tropical Africa by Daniel Oliver (1871)
"subacute ; petiolule not above a line long; side-leaflets oblique. Flowers solitary on short downy pedicels from the close nodes. Calyx 2^-3 lines, ..."

4. Flora Hongkongensis: A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the by George Bentham (1861)
"Segments articulate on the thickened end of the petiolule . ... narrower in the fruiting part, continuous with and slightly decurrent on the petiolule. ..."

5. The Geology of the Corocoro Copper District of Bolivia by Joseph Theophilus Singewald, Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"petiolule stout, 0.5 to i mm. long. Midrib stout. Secondaries thin, regularly spaced, subparallel; six or seven pairs diverge from the midrib at angles of ..."

6. Text-book of Botany and Pharmacognosy by Henry Kraemer (1908)
"Oblong-ovate, or oblanceolate, 1.5 to 4 cm. long, 1.5 to 2.5 cm. broad; apex deeply emarginate; base tapering into the petiolule; margin distinctly revolute ..."

7. Forest flora of British Burma by Sulpice Kurz (1877)
"... long petiolule, unequal at the obtuse base, acuminate, entire and bristly serrulate on the same tree, almost coriaceous, glabrous, laxly net- veined ..."

8. Researches on Irritability of Plants by Jagadis Chandra Bose (1913)
"Such an idea presupposes that the intervening petiolule contains some conducting-tissue by ... In any case, the question as to the power of the petiolule to ..."

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