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sessile

 [ses´il]
not pedunculated; attached by a broad base.

ses·sile

(ses'il),
Having a broad base of attachment; not pedunculated.
[L. sessilis, low-growing, fr. sedeo, pp. sessus, to sit]

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.

sessile

adjective Referring to a broad base of attachment.

sessile

Medtalk adjective Referring to a broad base of attachment

ses·sile

(ses'il)
Having a broad base of attachment; not pedunculated.
[L. sessilis, low-growing, fr. sedeo, pp. sessus, to sit]

sessile

Having no stalk, flat and wide-based. Compare PEDUNCULATED.

sessile

  1. (of an organism) remaining sedentary.
  2. (of part of an organism) having no stalk.
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A taxonomic study of sessile peritrichs (Ciliophora: Peritricha) associated with crustacean fish ectoparasites in South Africa.
All isolates were able to form biofilms on these different substrate surfaces within 24 h, as assessed by the metabolic activity of sessile cells (Table 1).
Yearsley, "Prolapse-related changes are a confounding factor in misdiagnosis of sessile serrated adenomas in the rectum," Human Pathology, vol.
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.
The sensitivity of the FIT-fecal DNA stool test for cancer is 92%; for advanced adenomas, 42%; and for sessile serrated polyps [greater than or equal to]1 cm in diameter, 42%.
After SP being fully recognized and classified in 2005, colorectal serrated polyps were always described to have a flat or sessile appearance and paler than surrounding mucosa under white light colonoscopy.13 This may contribute to a high missing rate even if the polyp detection rate and with draw time consistent with standards recommended worldwide.
Lateral and anteroposterior radiographs [Figure 1] of the right knee showed a posterior sessile lesion within the distal femur.
Most of them are sessile, but a few develop stalks.
The colorectal lesions were classified as laterally spreading tumor granular type (LST-G), laterally spreading tumor non-granular type (LST-NG), and sessile type, based on the morphologic characteristics.
The posterior lip of the cervix appeared bulky with a 2x1 cm reddish-pink, sessile, firm, nodular lesion arising from it.
The tree, a European sessile oak, which comes from the site of the Battle of Belleau Wood, is a gift from Macron.