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petiole

 [pet´e-ōl]
a stem, stalk, or pedicle.
epiglottic petiole the pointed lower end of the epiglottic cartilage, attached to the thyroid cartilage.
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pe·ti·o·lus

(pe-tī'ō-lŭs), Avoid the mispronunciation petio'lus.
A stem or pedicle.
Synonym(s): petiole
[L. dim. of pes (foot), the stalk of a fruit]
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petiole

(pĕt′ē-ōl′)
n.
Zoology A slender, stalklike part, as that connecting the thorax and abdomen in certain insects.

pet′i·oled′ adj.
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petiole

the stalk of a leaf, containing vascular tissue which connects with the VASCULAR BUNDLES of the stem. The base of a petiole, where it joins the stem, may have small leaflike structures called STIPULES and axillary buds. see AXIL.
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For phytomass production, water salinity had significant effect (p < 0.01) on petiole dry phytomass (PDP) and leaf dry phytomass (LDP), and there were no differences among the levels of manure or even effect of the interaction between factors on any of the variables (Table 3).
The values of Na:Ca ratio of leaves, stem + petiole, and absorption roots were higher for plants cultivated under salt stress (Figure 2B).
0.5 mm long, caducous on the old parts, intense on the young branches, distributed on the branches, stipules, petioles, rachis, leaflets, inflorescences, bracts, pedicels, margin with sepals and abaxial surface with the petals.
Completely randomized design was used with 4 factorial (2 x 5 x 3 x 2) (Medium: MS x B5, TDZ 5 concentrations x Explants: petiole, leaf, node x Source of explants: field, in vitro) shoot regeneration experiment.
Both cultivations in water showed same diameter of the petioles and stems (Figures 11 and 12), while smaller diameters were found in the soil cultivation (Figure 13).
Observed measurement ranges for the quantitative characters revealed that LBL, LBW and petiole length were most significant at P<0.01 (Table 5).
Two of these (1 active and 1 abandoned) were located on the petiole of Euphorbia cotinifolia L.
Percent Dry Weight N P K Mg Ca Bloom petioles Irrigated 1.24 0.59 1.11 0.32 1.73 Non-irrigated 1.14 0.54 0.93 0.32 1.71 Significance* * * ns ns ns Veraison petioles Irrigated 0.49 0.21 1.20 0.85 3.85 Non-irrigated 0.43 0.14 0.71 0.91 3.56 Significance* ns * * ns * Harvest petioles Irrigated 0.42 0.12 0.70 1.00 4.51 Non-irrigated 0.45 0.11 0.22 1.08 4.33 Significance* ns ns ** ns ns Veraison leaf laminae Irrigated 1.82 0.18 0.70 0.60 3.30 Non-irrigated 1.81 0.13 0.52 0.58 3.09 Significance* ns * * ns * Ns, * Non-significant and significant at P < 0.05 level Table 1.