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pedicel, pedicle, peduncle, pedicellate, pedunculate

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (P)
No Taxon pedicel, pedicle, peduncle, pedicellate, pedunculate
Explanation of Names
Pedicel from French pedicelle, Old French pedicule, from Latin pedis, a foot.
Peduncle from vernacular Latin pedunculus, from pedis, a foot.
Identification
pedicel noun, (alt. pedicle), plural pedicels, adjective pedicellate; (synonym peduncle noun, adjective pedunculate) - A piece supporting an organ, or joining one organ to another, like a neck. In entomology, has two usual meanings:
1-The second segment of the antenna, image

2-The "waist" of many hymenoptera--the part of the abdomen that connects the gaster to the thorax. Apparently, the preferred term is petiole.

3- In phoretic mites a stalk-like temporary attachment structure that connects the mite with the carrier. NIH. Localization and density of phoretic deutonymphs of the mite Uropoda orbicularis (Parasitiformes: Mesostigmata) on Aphodius beetles (Aphodiidae) affect pedicel length
See Also
scape--basal segment of antenna
Internet References
Wikipedia: Petiole (insect)
Wiktionary: pedicel, peduncle