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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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Curtis and Hendrick (1969) determined that the section modulus in bending varied with the third power of the diameter for cotton stalks of diameters ranging from 7 to 16 mm.
In most cases, colored water is visible in the veins of both celery stalks, concentrated at the top near the leaves.
Blanching is a technique that helps ensure mild-tasting celery and light-colored stalks.
I used to figure it took 20 stalks on big bucks for every one I'd kill.
As mentioned before, the stalk weight, number of millable stalks/[m.
To encourage stalk celery to develop a pale, mild-flavored heart, use an elastic hair scrunchie or strips of soft cloth to secure the stalks into a bunch after the plants have been growing in the garden for eight to 10 weeks.
Although, the present study, along with Morgan (2009), provides some information about the motivations and characteristics of students who stalk faculty members, the present study does not allow for a more thorough understanding of faculty behaviors that may be associated with student stalking of faculty.
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.
Many of the nodes of the main stalk of these plants produce very long primary lateral branches, which produce secondary lateral branches terminating in multiple female inflorescences.
The conveyor delivered batches of cut stalks to a rotating table that dropped thin layers of stalks with their butt ends aligned on the ground.
The breaking length and burst index of unbleached cotton stalk pulps decreased linearly over the entire range of recycling.