|1.||the stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence|
|2.||biology Also called: peduncle any short stalk bearing an organ or organism|
|3.||the second segment of an insect's antenna|
|[C17: from New Latin pedicellus, from Latin pedīculus, from pēs foot]|
pedicel ped·i·cel (pěd'ĭ-səl, -sěl')
A small stalk, part, or organ, especially one serving as a support.
The secondary process of a podocyte that helps form the visceral capsule of a renal corpuscle. Also called footplate, foot process.
|pedicel (pěd'ĭ-səl) Pronunciation Key
A small stalk supporting a single flower in an inflorescence.