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Noun: peduncle  pi'dúng-kul
  1. The thin process of tissue that attaches a polyp to the body
  2. Stalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower
  3. A bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
    - cerebral peduncle

Derived forms: peduncles

Type of: flower stalk, growth, nerve pathway, nerve tract, pathway, scape, tract

Part of: forebrain, pedunculated polyp, prosencephalon

Encyclopedia: Peduncle