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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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slender petiolar spines, and larger microsporangiate cones with rounded
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A preliminary survey of petiolar collenchyma in the Araceae.
Whereas character 45 reflects differences in maturation patterns of the xylem in fronds, this character reflects the position of protoxylem with respect to the cross-sectional symmetry of the petiolar xylem.
It is usually not stated in the literature whether or not a petiolar c.
Initiation of the first and second petiolar buds in relation to early leaf ontogeny.
Leaves usually opposite or appearing whorled (Gardenia), rarely alternate by suppression of one member of a pair at each node (Didymochlamys), or upper leaves alternate and lower leaves opposite (Theligonum); simple; usually entire, rarely lobed; interpetiolar stipules present; these may become foliar in nature, increase in number, become connate to encircle the stem or become reduced to an interpetiolar line, less often stipules petiolar (Theligonum); usually with colleters.