HyperDic: peduncle

English > 3 senses of the word peduncle:
NOUNstatepedunclethe thin process of tissue that attaches a polyp to the body
plantpedunclestalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower
bodypeduncle, cerebral pedunclea bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
English > peduncle: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe thin process of tissue that attaches a polyp to the body.
Part ofpedunculated polypA polyp with a stalk or peduncle
Broadergrowth(pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
English > peduncle: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningstalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower.
Narrowerpedicel, pedicleA small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence
Broaderscape, flower stalkErect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip
Spanishpedúnculo
Catalanpeduncle
English > peduncle: 3 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain.
Synonymcerebral peduncle
Part offorebrain, prosencephalonThe anterior portion of the brain
Broadernerve pathway, tract, nerve tract, pathwayA bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
Spanishpedúnculo cerebral, pedúnculo
Catalanpeduncle cerebral, peduncle

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