The proximal intermediate segment of the limb skeleton, the humerus and the femur, in the embryo. [stylo- + G. podion, small foot]

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sty·lo·po·di·um (sti″lo-poґde-əm) the second part of a fetal limb; see limb.

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  • Stylopodium — Sty lo*po di*um, n.; pl. {Stylopodia}. [NL. See {Style}, and {Podium}.] (Bot.) An expansion at the base of the style, as in umbelliferous plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stylopodĭum — Stylopodĭum, die fleischige Unterlage des. Fruchtknotens der Doldengewächse …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stylopodium — Stylopodium, proximaler Abschnitt des ⇒ Extremitätenskeletts; umfasst jeweils einen Knochen, den Oberarmknochen (Humerus) bzw. den Oberschenkelknochen (Femur) …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • stylopodium — [stī΄lə pō′dē əm] n. pl. stylopodia [stī΄lə pō′dē ə] [ModL: see STYLO & PODIUM] a disk or swelling at the base of the style in plants of the umbel family …   English World dictionary

  • Stylopodium — Als Gliedmaßen werden bei Menschen und Tieren durch Muskeln bewegte Körperanhänge genannt, die aus mehreren Abschnitten (Gliedern) besteht. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Landwirbeltiere 2 Arthropoda 2.1 Antennen 2.2 Mundwerkzeuge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stylopodium — /stuy leuh poh dee euhm/, n., pl. stylopodia / dee euh/. Bot. a glandular disk or expansion surmounting the ovary and supporting the styles in plants of the parsley family. [1825 35; < NL; see STYLO 1, PODIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • stylopodium — sty·lo·podium …   English syllables

  • stylopodium — sty•lo•po•di•um [[t]ˌstaɪ ləˈpoʊ di əm[/t]] n. pl. di•a [[t] di ə[/t]] bot a glandular disk or expansion on top of the ovary and supporting the styles in plants of the parsley family • Etymology: 1825–35; < NL; see stylo I, podium …   From formal English to slang

  • stylopodium — /staɪləˈpoʊdiəm/ (say stuyluh pohdeeuhm) noun (plural stylopodia /staɪləˈpoʊdiə/ (say stuyluh pohdeeuh)) a glandular disc or expansion surmounting the ovary in umbelliferous plants and supporting the styles …   Australian English dictionary

  • stylopodium — noun an enlargement at the base of the style in some Umbelliferae • Hypernyms: ↑style …   Useful english dictionary

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