petiole

/petiole

petiole

stalk ofa leaf or portion ofa leaf between the stem and the blade.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
petiole (noun)
1.
a slender stem that supports the blade of a foliage leaf
2.
- peduncle , specifically a slender abdominal segment joining the rest of the abdomen to the thorax in some insects
petiole
petiole (Wikipedia)

Petiole may refer to:

  • Petiole (botany), the stalk of a leaf, attaching the blade to the stem
  • Petiole (insect anatomy), the stem formed by a restricted abdominal segment that connects the thorax with the gaster (the remaining abdominal segments) in the suborder Apocrita
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