petiole(redirected from epiglottic petiole)
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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.
[L. dim. of pes (foot), the stalk of a fruit]
Zoology A slender, stalklike part, as that connecting the thorax and abdomen in certain insects.