noun, plural stylopodia [stahy-luh-poh-dee-uh] . Botany.
a glandular disk or expansion surmounting the ovary and supporting the styles in plants of the parsley family.

1825–35; < Neo-Latin; see stylo-1, -podium Unabridged
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stylopodium (ˌstaɪləˈpəʊdɪəm)
n , pl -dia
botany a swelling at the base of the style in umbelliferous plants
[C19: New Latin, from Greek stulos pillar + -podium]

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