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Stalk

stalk

A stem. Usually refers to the pituitary stalk that connects the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus. A slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ.


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Re: Pterydophyta

... at the surface or underground. Many leaves grow from rhizomes and make fern colonies. Fern leaves are called fronds. Fronds have a petiole (leaf stalk) and blade (main part of leaf). Each leaf has smaller leaflets called pinnae. Instead of flowers, ferns have sori, which grow directly on leaves. ...

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by Anonymous
Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:52 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Pterydophyta
Replies: 30
Views: 22137

Structure of flower

Structure of Flower: Form Function Peduncle Flower stalk. Receptacle Part of flower stalk bearing the floral organs, at base of flower. Sepal Leaf-like structures at flower base, protects young flower bud. Calyx All the sepals together form the calyx. ...

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:29 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Structure of flower
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Views: 5940

Working on some creatures for post-apocalyptic future

... cross could be interesting. Plants can adapt to poisoned environments (lead, etc.). I think an animal disguised as a tree, with a long, tall stalk of a body with fanned out membranes at the top where it can use light for photosynthesis. Its legs resemble roots, as it slowly moved across the ...

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by Hobble
Wed Jul 21, 2010 4:41 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Working on some creatures for post-apocalyptic future
Replies: 5
Views: 7551

How would Gene Proteins Work as A Vaccine?

... viruses almost never changes between strains. A vaccine using that part MIGHT give protection against many strains, but that part is the "stalk" of a mushroom-shaped protein, and in strains where the proteins are very crowded or don't stick out as far, an antibody to the stalk wouldn't ...

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by Darby
Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:12 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How would Gene Proteins Work as A Vaccine?
Replies: 3
Views: 3746

plant electricity <An idea that probably wouldn't work>

... alge are incredible at caputureing the suns power. and some such as bamboo grow so fast. it would be neat if we could put some thing on top of a stalk of bamboo for it to push against. And through a series of gears have it turn a generator to lessen or eliminate the amount of fuel burned. :? ...

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by Imammstcnerd
Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:16 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: plant electricity <An idea that probably wouldn't work>
Replies: 4
Views: 3377
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