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pe•dun•cle



Pronunciation: (pi-dung'kul, pē'dung-), [key]
n.
1. Bot.
a. a flower stalk, supporting either a cluster or a solitary flower.
b. the stalk bearing the fruiting body in fungi.
2. Zool.a stalk or stem; a stalklike part or structure.
3. Anat.
a. a stalklike structure composed of white matter, connecting various regions of the brain.
b. an attachment process, as in the brachiopods.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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