Definición de peduncle en inglés:


Saltos de línea: ped|uncle
Pronunciación: /pɪˈdʌŋk(ə)l


  • 1The stalk bearing a flower or fruit, or the main stalk of an inflorescence. Compare with pedicel.
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    • In angiosperms, trichomes may occur on leaves, petals, stems, petioles, peduncles and seed coats, depending on the species.
    • The reddish colour of the depistillated flower and its peduncle is a response to high light intensities during anthesis and should not be interpreted to indicate senescence.
    • Briefly, after harvesting, fruit peduncles were trimmed to uniform length with a scalpel, and each fruit was immediately placed in an autoclaved container with a nutrient solution.
  • 1.1 Zoology A stalk-like part by which an organ is attached to an animal’s body, or by which a barnacle or other sedentary animal is attached to a substrate.
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    • The twisting action allows the animal to use the flukes in conjunction with the peduncle as a rudder.
    • In addition to the tentacles, these extremities include the hypostome, the lower peduncle, which is committed to foot formation, and the foot.
    • The body of the fish is measured from the tip of the mouth to the caudal peduncle (end of the body wall muscle).



Pronunciación: /pɪˈdʌŋkjʊlə/
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  • Overall, the ovules in the most peduncular / basal positions within the ovary are less likely to be fertilized than those in the most stylar/distal positions.
  • Thus, the peduncular vertebrae form a rigid bar, interposed between two relatively flexible joints.


mid 18th century: from modern Latin pedunculus, from Latin pes, ped- 'foot'.

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