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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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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Executing a perfect stalk is an art form that takes much practice to perfect.
"If you are being stalked the impact on your mental health is so bad you end up looking like the weak one, and it can seem like you are an unreliable and hysterical and silly.
"Technology has made it possible for people to stalk and harass women on a much much bigger scale, and from wherever they are in the world.
So, it's possible lower reporting might account for the perception that police officers are stalked less often.
The corn stalk was washed with distilled water, crushed with a grinder (FW100, Tianjin Theis), and sieved with a standard way to obtain powder with a particle diameter of 0.3 mm.
The Mumbai Police has started a Twitter drive #ReportStalking, in which one can take to the micro-blogging site if being stalked by someone, so that the cops can come for rescue.
Inceet al.(2005) determined bending and shearing characteristics of sunflower stalk residues and reported specific shearing energy for sunflower stalk as between 1.86-8.5, 1.7-10.7 and 2.4-11.0 mJmm-2 at the upper, middle and lower sections, respectively.
During your stalk, you could move from a rocky background to a clump of green spruce trees to a patch of grey brush.
Results: Which parts of each celery stalk absorbed water?
Of the 230 subjects, 51% had stalked an ex-partner, 33% had stalked an acquaintance, and 16% had stalked a stranger.
THOUGHTS OF CELERY OFTEN EVOKE MEMORIES of the peanut butter-smeared stalks, but celery could never stand on its own until I grew it myself.
Psychologists have published numerous studies on the clinical profiles and typologies of people who stalk. (69) There are varying theories on these typologies, and the theories often vary as to what criteria the typologies should use to categorize these behaviors.