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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain; Stalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower; The thin process of tissue that attaches a polyp to the body.

Usage examples (26)
  • The peduncle is the fulcre of the fructifica - tion, or a partial ftem fupporting that only.
  • The widely-cleft, shell-less test is supported upon a thick peduncle, which is immersed in the skin of the
  • Some of its axons pass backward to the abducent nucleus, this bundle is known as the peduncle of the superior olivary nucleus.
  • Racemes two, both sessile, or one sessile and the other pedicelled on a peduncle which is more or less sheathed by a proper spathe, divaricate or deflexed. for more
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