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stalk

(stawk),
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.

stalk

(stawk) an elongated anatomical structure resembling the stem of a plant.
allantoic stalk  the slender tube interposed between the urogenital sinus and allantoic sac; it is the precursor of the urachus.
body stalk , connecting stalk a bridge of mesoderm connecting the caudal end of the young embryo with the trophoblastic tissues; the precursor of part of the umbilical cord.
pineal stalk  habenula (2).
yolk stalk  a narrow duct connecting the yolk sac (umbilical vesicle) with the midgut of the early embryo.

stalk

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

stalk

[stôk]
an elongated, more or less slender anatomical structure resembling the stem of a plant. See also peduncle, pedunculus.
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

stalk

verb Public health To actively pursue, harass, or threaten a person who is an unwilling recipient of the stalker's advances

stalk

(stawk)
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.

stalk

(stawk)
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
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A stalker may initiate civil litigation against the victim to feel that he or she has an impact on the victim, which may reduce the stalker's risk of violence if he or she is emotionally engaged in the litigation.
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Department of Justice, 27% reported being cyberstalked, or stalked through computer programs, while one in 13 said their stalkers used tracking devices to monitor their locations.
Most stalkers fit into one of these categories, which aids counseling of the victim, management of the offender, and education of law enforcement officials, but "there are some unique populations that may not fit into these schemes, such as adolescent stalkers or cyberstalkers," she said.
Former Celebrity Big Brother star Dani, 23, even moved home in an attempt to end her hell at the hands of her stalker.
Stalker Software, the technology leader in e-mail, collaboration, and real-time communication solutions, today announced the port of its flagship product, CommuniGate Pro, to HP OpenVMS on the HP Integrity server platform.
In instances where the stalker faces arrest prior to an attack, law enforcement agencies and prosecutors must confront the challenge of proving that the individual is too dangerous for release.
Women and men who are normally outwardly confident people begin to feel like their stalker is in control of their life,' she explains.
A crucial part of treatment is to look at the needs that the stalker is trying to fulfil and that way we can work towards managing their behaviour.
Behaviors include, but are not limited to, repeated following; repeated telephone calls and hang-ups; letters; unwanted gifts and packages; going through and stealing mail; spreading harmful gossip about the victims; breaking-and-entering that can include vandalism, theft, or even simply rearranging objects so that victims know the stalker was there.