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noun 
  1. (botany) A stalk of individual flower; a stalk bearing a single flower or spore-producing body within a cluster.
  2. (anatomy) A stalk-shaped body part; an anatomical part that resembles a stem or stalk.
  3. (zoology) A narrow stalk-like body part in insects and other arthropods, used in various specific senses.
    • 1996: Spiders have the body clearly divided into two pieces which are joined by a narrow stalk, the . " Michael J. Roberts, Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe (Collins 1996, p. 10)
Etymology: From post-classical Latin pedicellus, from pediculus.


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