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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 ?
6) Rudyard Kipling, "Slaves of the Lamp, I," The Complete Stalky & Co.
The only critical commentary on `The United Idolaters' is in Isabel Quigley's notes and introduction to her edition of The Complete Stalky & Co.
Lower growlights close to the new sprouts to keep them from getting too stalky.
It's so bad even Stan might stop writing stalky letters to him.
Weston's contemptuous remark about "copy-book maxims" (OSP 135), even as he speaks in them, has an extensive use in Kipling's Stalky and Co.
21 Who based the schoolboy stories Stalky And Co on his education at the United Services College at Westward Ho
FOR a long time New Zealand was considered too cool and variable in climate for red wine production and tasting notes often mentioned green and stalky characteristics for the wines.
Under Wheeler Mountain, I peered out my windows as if in a bathysphere, watching birds of passage or random mammals--a stalky bobcat, a sinuous fisher--and the wide, ancient, homely cliffs that towered up with cracks across them like the pentimento of a thin-lipped grin, and two slightly mounded, snoutlike nostrils near the top.
The mirror presentedme with the image of a scrawny little bird - tiny head with oversized features, bulging abdomen and weak, stalky, little legs.
Sommer doesn't trick it out in gory splendor; instead, the wound is shown as an island of mysterious, blossoming construction, with stalky shafts and pillowy forms resting in a wet, inky bed.
This is a shy wine, quite full bodied with a dry and stalky finish.