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pedicellate

[ped-uh-sel-it, -eyt, ped-uh-suh-lit, -leyt] /ˌpɛd əˈsɛl ɪt, -eɪt, ˈpɛd ə sə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
having a pedicel or pedicels.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; pedicel + -ate1
Related forms
pedicellation, noun
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  • The first is an unbranched, elongated inflorescence with pedicellate flowers maturing from the bottom up.
  • Flowers are greenish or brownish, sessile to pedicellate, each subtended by a pair of hyaline-scarious bracts.
  • Flowers are sessile to pedicellate, each subtended by a pair of hyaline-scarious bracts.
  • The flowers are pedicellate and born in axillary racemes.
pedicellate in Medicine

pedicellate ped·i·cel·late (pěd'ĭ-sěl'ĭt, -āt')
adj.
Having or supported by a pedicel or pedicle.

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