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stalk

(stawk),
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.

stalk

(stawk) an elongated anatomical structure resembling the stem of a plant.
allantoic stalk  the slender tube interposed between the urogenital sinus and allantoic sac; it is the precursor of the urachus.
body stalk , connecting stalk a bridge of mesoderm connecting the caudal end of the young embryo with the trophoblastic tissues; the precursor of part of the umbilical cord.
pineal stalk  habenula (2).
yolk stalk  a narrow duct connecting the yolk sac (umbilical vesicle) with the midgut of the early embryo.

stalk

(stôk)
n.
A slender or elongated support or structure, as one that connects or supports an organ.

stalk

[stôk]
an elongated, more or less slender anatomical structure resembling the stem of a plant. See also peduncle, pedunculus.
Anatomy noun The cord-like structure that connects the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus
Pathology noun A neck-like fibrovascular structure that connects a pedunculated polyp to the mucosa in a neoplasm—e.g., an adenomatous polyp or villous adenoma
Public safety verb To actively pursue, harass, or threaten a person who is an unwilling recipient of the stalker’s advances

stalk

verb Public health To actively pursue, harass, or threaten a person who is an unwilling recipient of the stalker's advances

stalk

(stawk)
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.

stalk

(stawk)
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
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That means the maize stalk shows different physico-mechanical properties at different heights due to cross-sectional area.
The stalk in Jar A is more like a tree during a drought because it did not have access to as much water as the stalk in Jar B.
Other varieties, such as Utah, Monterey or Conquistador, can still be grown without blanching, though the stalks will be slightly darker with more flavor.
The DOJ defines cyberstalking as "the use of the Internet, e-mail, or other electronic communication devices to stalk another person.
Negative and highly significant correlation was found between stalk weight and each of stalk height (-0.
A new stalk (and sometimes two or three) will sprout from the stump left behind.
Woman stalks, assaults former professor (2009, June 16) Fox Chicago News.
By fostering the collection of ecological data, Tiwest Night Stalk represents a unique opportunity for rural and metropolitan schools to be actively involved in hands-on conservation research whilst simultaneously educating students.
The process of maize domestication involved an increase in apical dominance, which is associated with increased concentration of resources in the main stalk and subsequent suppression of lateral branches (Doebley et al.
Once cut, the stalks were spread out by hand for retting.
For example, during extramarital affairs, the boyfriends or girlfriends of the philandering spouses may stalk the other spouses out of jealousy or to cause marital separations.