What word or phrase does your mother always say?
pedicle ped·i·cle (pěd'ĭ-kəl)
A constricted portion or stalk.
A slender stalk by which the base of a nonsessile tumor is attached to normal tissue. Also called peduncle.
A stalk through which a skin flap receives its blood supply until the skin flap is transferred to its intended site of attachment.