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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
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Profes-sor Alistair Jump, from the University of Stirling, said: "To help us predict the impacts of future extreme events, we wanted to see how long it took for beech trees to recover from extreme drought and to compare drought effects on beech with another, more drought-tolerant species, namely sessile oak.
In this context and taking into account the need for preserving high proportions (minimum 60-70%) of sessile oak trees in Romanian mixed stands, the paper aims at characterising the dynamics of the process of natural mortality in two sessile oak-dominated stands including tree species with different light requirements (either hornbeam as moderate shade-tolerant or Hungarian oak and Turkey oak as light-demanding tree species but definitely less than sessile or pedunculate oak Negulescu and Savulescu, 1957; 1965; Stanescu, 1979; Stanescu et al., 1997) as main competitors to the sessile oak trees.
Sessile oak trees may be up to 30 m in height and have excellent mechanical properties.
The density of the stand is homogeneous, though the relative densities of the two species follow the ecological gradient, with sessile oak more frequent in the upper part and pedunculate oak more frequent in the lower.
The study site represents a mosaic of managed mixed forest stands with an average age of 90 years and with the dominant tree species being sessile oak (Quercus petraea) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica).
A comparative study using floristic and abiotic indices in sessile oak (Quercus petraea Liebl.) stands in northern France.
With a girth averaging over 42 ft, the giant sessile oak dates back more than 400 years.
He said the family has adjusted its oak sourcing to use more sessile oak (Quercus petraea) and less pedunculated oak (Quercus robur).
Mae'n rhaid eu bod wedi cyrraedd Ynysoedd Prydain efo dyfodiad derwen Twrci, oherwydd mae un genhedlaeth o'r gwenyn bob tro yn dodwy ar flodau derwen Twrci, a'r nesaf ar y derw mes di-goes (Quercus petrea; Sessile oak) neu derw mes coesynnog (Quercus robur; Pedunculate oak), wedyn 'nol at dderwen Twrci ac yn y blaen."
Part of a car park owned by the council near the Parc y Scarlets stadium was sold to Marston's brewery, which has since built a pub called the Sessile Oak on the site.
Already community groups and businesses have volunteered to carry out the tree planting, which has seen silver birch, rowan, sessile oak, hawthorn and Scots pine trees planted.