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pedicel



  1. (BOTANY)The botanical term for a flower stalk. The pedicel attaches an individual flower to the peduncle (the main primary floral axis), often growing out of the axil of a bract.

  2. (ZOOLOGY) The second joint of an insect's antenna or any other stalk-like appendage.

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