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stalk

(stawk),
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stalk

(stôk)
n.
A slender or elongated support or structure, as one that connects or supports an organ.
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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
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stalk

verb Public health To actively pursue, harass, or threaten a person who is an unwilling recipient of the stalker's advances
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stalk

(stawk)
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stalk

(stawk)
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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