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sessile

 [ses´il]
not pedunculated; attached by a broad base.

ses·sile

(ses'il),
Having a broad base of attachment; not pedunculated.
[L. sessilis, low-growing, fr. sedeo, pp. sessus, to sit]

sessile

/ses·sile/ (ses´il) attached by a broad base, as opposed to being pedunculated or stalked.

sessile

(sĕs′īl′, -əl) Biology
adj.
1. Permanently attached or fixed; not free-moving: sessile marine invertebrates.
2. Stalkless and attached directly at the base: sessile leaves.

ses·sil′i·ty (sĕ-sĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

sessile

[ses′əl]
Etymology: L, sessilis, sitting
1 in biology, attached by a base rather than by a stalk or a peduncle, such as a leaf that is attached directly to its stem.
2 permanently connected.
3 in dentistry, a structure or lesion whose base is flattened and spread out over an area of tissue. Compare pedunculated.

sessile

adjective Referring to a broad base of attachment.

sessile

Medtalk adjective Referring to a broad base of attachment

ses·sile

(ses'il)
Having a broad base of attachment; not pedunculated.
[L. sessilis, low-growing, fr. sedeo, pp. sessus, to sit]

sessile

Having no stalk, flat and wide-based. Compare PEDUNCULATED.

sessile

  1. (of an organism) remaining sedentary.
  2. (of part of an organism) having no stalk.

sessile

flat, broad-based and non-pedunculated (e.g. skin lesion)

sessile

not pedunculated; attached by a broad base.

sessile oak
quercuspetraea.
sessile wart
without pedicle.
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We report a case of GCTTS in the external auditory canal in a 53-year-old woman who presented with hearing loss, fullness, and a sessile lesion protruding from the anterior wall of her external ear canal.
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