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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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20) As Judith Plotz has pointed out in an unpublished conference paper, although "Waring" is cited "at random" by Beetle in "Slaves of the Lamp, I," where it is accompanied by excerpts from "Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister" and "Caliban upon Setebos," the poem acquires a more distinct meaning in "Slaves of the Lamp, II," when Beetle and M'Turk exalt the absent Stalky as an "invulnerable" Guru whose regal manner as an Anglo-Indian officer has made him god-like.
A connection is made between the boys and the `noble savage', here played by Black America (although Harris was white, a very Stalky touch).
49 Sainsbury's Young red wine full of character, with its slightly stalky smell of spicy berry fruit and soft, fruity flavour, rounded off by firm, dry tannins.
If I've had a criticism of Loire reds in the past, it's that they've been, apart from exceptional vintages, rather green and stalky.
Coarse, stalky materials, such as sunflower and cornstalks, large weeds, hay, straw, and seaweed may be used unshredded to help build up mulch and to smother weeds.
I loved the Jungle Book and Stalky & Co and Kim and most of the poems.
The Merlot Rose 2007 is soft and round with raspberry fruit and the Red 2005, another typical blend, again dominated by Merlot, is also soft and very easy drinking with a good depth of plum and slightly stalky blackcurrant fruit.
It's a late ripener, so in cool climates, it can produce green herbaceous and stalky wines, in the past a familiar trademark of poor Bordeaux vintages.
And the wine he makes under careful supervision is stalky and fresh - a typical little claret with a plummy red fruits flavour.
Although tannins are the signature of red Bordeaux, the leading chateaux are no longer producing wines with a stalky green harshness.
49) is still youthful and vibrant, with juicy, slightly stalky red fruits, with a touch of raspberry and chocolate on the finish.
Use one or two quarters of cabbage each (remove the really stalky stuff but keep enough so the shape is intact), add peeled potatoes, either whole or cut into large pieces, also carrots and a couple of whole garlic cloves per person.