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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.

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]

petiole

/pet·i·ole/ (pet´e-ōl) a stalk or pedicle.
epiglottic petiole  the pointed lower end of the epiglottic cartilage, attached to the thyroid cartilage.

petiole

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

pet′i·oled′ adj.

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.

petiole

a stem, stalk or pedicle.

epiglottic petiole
the pointed caudal end of the epiglottic cartilage, attached to the thyroid cartilage.
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invasion on the tree (leaves and petioles), we noticed that regardless of the species or clone evaluated or from which stratum the samples were collected, wasp attack occurred in the same proportion of leaves and petioles (Table 1).
Rhizomes short, thick, erect or ascending; leaves 1-2 m long; petioles slightly longer than the laminae, densely scaly toward the base and becoming less so distally, the scales lanceolate, appressed to slightly spreading, reddish-brown, thin, sharply toothed, the teeth often curved; laminae 0.
2012) found that WH growing in the river habitat had IVOM digestibilities of 48 and 62% in leaf and petiole, respectively, which were considerably lower than values estimated here.
The economic benefits which can be driven from the growing of soyabeans is from the nutrients that remain in the leaves, petioles, stems and shells that are ploughed into thesoil during land preparation.
Metcalfe and Chalk [39] recoded that the more complex vasculature within the petiole of Bombacaceae seems to be associated with arboreal habit.
Petiole and rachis with very few to no prickles, leaflet surface rather flat, margins with small scattered serrations, especially in proximal end, leaflet tip acute 4 4.
3] fitted to the data of the leaf area (LA), green leaf dry mass (GLDM), petiole dry mass (PEDM), stem dry mass (SDM), branch dry mass (BDM), pod dry mass (PDM), root dry mass (RDM) and total dry mass (TDM) as a function of time (days after emergence--DAE) in bean and soybean.
Botanical arguments, such as the absence of petioles on the Acer leaves and the composition of the entire pollen content of the colon, put forward for a death in spring or early summer, are therefore questionable and as indirect as those presented for an autumn death (Oeggl 2000: 104).
L'arbre fossile possede un tronc nettement effile entoure dans sa partie inferieure d'un grand nombre de petioles senescents recourbes vers le bas, qui forment une jupe.
Since the shade avoidance reactions in plants induce a rapid and dramatic increase in the extension growth of stems and petioles at the expense of leaf growth, storage organ production, and reproductive development, it causes significant losses of crop yields.
Gracefully adorned with slender coral trumpets all season long, the foliage is a break from the normal dusky green, with thick cream splashes along their edge and coral suffused petioles.
Yield components were determined as follows: petiole length was measured by taking the linear measurements from 10 petioles randomly selected from each of 5 plants/plot; the length of marketable tubers was measured from the proximal end of the tuber to its distal end using a plastic tape measure.