Definition of Pedunculate

1. Adjective. Having or growing on or from a peduncle or stalk. "A pedunculate barnacle is attached to the substrate by a fleshy foot or stalk"

Exact synonyms: Stalked
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Antonyms: Sessile

Definition of Pedunculate

1. a. Having a peduncle; growing on a peduncle; as, a pedunculate flower; a pedunculate eye, as in a lobster.

Definition of Pedunculate

1. Adjective. Having a peduncle or stalk ¹

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Definition of Pedunculate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Pedunculate

1. Of or pertaining to the Pediculati. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pedunculate

peduncle of corpus callosum
peduncle of flocculus
peduncle of mamillary body
peduncular ansa
peduncular loop
peduncular veins
pedunculate (current term)
pedunculate oak
pedunculated hydatid
pedunculated polyp
pedunculomamillary fasciculus
pedunculus cerebellaris inferior
pedunculus cerebellaris medius
pedunculus cerebellaris superior
pedunculus cerebri
pedunculus corporis callosi
pedunculus corporis mamillaris
pedunculus flocculi

Literary usage of Pedunculate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... the and partly herbaceous branches and branchlets strongly striate-angled and naked, a iVw .-mall leaves and paniculate mostly short-pedunculate heads ..."

2. Flora Cestrica: An Attempt to Enumerate and Describe the Flowering and by William Darlington (1837)
"[Greek, Platys, broad ; in allusion to Its wide-spreading branches and foliage,] STAMINATE Ft. minute, in globose pedunculate he mit. ..."

3. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"Flowers in lax pedunculate corymbose cymes; corolla-tube J in. long 2. ... Flowers on slender pedicels, in lax compound trichotomous pedunculate glabrous ..."

4. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"ARNICA, L. Perennial herbs; with erect stems, simple or branching, opposite leaves, and comparatively large long-pedunculate heads of yellow flowers. ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... glabrous above and silky beneath: fls. rose-colored or pale red, in few- or many-fld. pedunculate corymbs; corolla tubular-campanulate, 1J^ in. long, ..."

6. Botany of the Northern and Middle States; Or A Description of the Plants by Lewis Caleb Beck (1833)
"sterile spikes 3, short; fertile 2—3, cylindrical, loose, at length pendulous, long-pedunculate, sub- distant ; fruit ovate, subglobose at the base, smooth, ..."

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