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sessile

 [ses´il]
not pedunculated; attached by a broad base.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ses·sile

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

adjective Referring to a broad base of attachment.
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sessile

Medtalk adjective Referring to a broad base of attachment
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ses·sile

(ses'il)
Having a broad base of attachment; not pedunculated.
[L. sessilis, low-growing, fr. sedeo, pp. sessus, to sit]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sessile

Having no stalk, flat and wide-based. Compare PEDUNCULATED.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

sessile

  1. (of an organism) remaining sedentary.
  2. (of part of an organism) having no stalk.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005