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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Such changes have already been reported in stalkless crinoids (Birenheide and Motokawa, 1998).
Certified by quality control body Denomination of Origin Cherries from Jerte, Picota cherries are naturally stalkless.
A vintage season--a sharp contrast to last year--has been predicted for Spanish Picota stalkless cherries by Penny Pidd, senior product manager, Redbridge Produce Marketing, the UK's largest importer representing the Agrupacion de Co-operativas Valle del Jerte.
Spain's stalkless Picota cherry crop promises to be much heavier than last year, according to Penny Pidd, senior product manager at Redbridge Produce Marketing, the UK's biggest importer.
The Spanish stalkless Picota crop grown in the designated Valle de Jerte region west of Madrid has been badly hit by poor fruit set which may ultimately reduce production by 60% of its full potential.