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peduncle

pe·dun·cle

peduncle

 
pronunciation:
pih duhng kl [or] pi duhng kl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in biology, a stalklike part or structure.
definition 2: a stalklike bundle of nerve fibers that connects various parts of the brain.
derivations: peduncled (adj.), peduncular (adj.)