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stylopodium

[stahy-luh-poh-dee-uh m] /ˌstaɪ ləˈpoʊ di əm/
noun, plural stylopodia
[stahy-luh-poh-dee-uh] /ˌstaɪ ləˈpoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA).
Botany
1.
a glandular disk or expansion surmounting the ovary and supporting the styles in plants of the parsley family.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Neo-Latin; see stylo-1, -podium
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  • stylopodium are depressed-conic, and styles are short and reflexed.
  • stylopodium and calyx frequently persistent at apex of mericarp.
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stylopodium

/ˌstaɪləˈpəʊdɪəm/
noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə)
1.
(botany) a swelling at the base of the style in umbelliferous plants
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from Greek stulos pillar + -podium
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