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Related to sessile: sessile polyp, sessile lesion

sessile

1. (of flowers or leaves) having no stalk; growing directly from the stem
2. (of animals such as the barnacle) permanently attached to a substratum

sessile

[′ses·əl]
(botany)
Attached directly to a branch or stem without an intervening stalk.
(zoology)
Permanently attached to the substrate.
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8] In the present case, the lesion is sessile and encapsulated by a thick periosteum.
Advanced age, male gender, associated gallstones, solitary and sessile polyps, rapid growth, and presence of various medical conditions such as diabetes mellitus and primary sclerosing cholangitis have been demonstrated as risk factors of neoplastic or malignant GBPs (1,9,16,19-21).
showed that some sessile oaks have low levels of oaklactone in the range of those assayed in pedunculate oaks.
The various types of non-specific appendages observed were sessile nodules (Figure 1b), tags (Figure 1c), and hook-like forms (Figure 1d).
sup][5],[34],[35],[36] After being fully recognized and classified in 2005,[sup][37] colorectal serrated polyps were always reported to have a flat or sessile appearance and paler than surrounding mucosa under white light colonoscopy.
Sessile serrated adenomas/polyps are characterized by movement of the proliferative zone away from its usual location at the base, resulting in abnormal downward growth and leading to architectural distortion and basal goblet cell maturation.
Stems prostrate to erect, much branched near base, aromatic, pubescent, 20-50 cm, glandular, glands sessile or stalked.
The sessile minimal inhibitory concentration (SM1C) was determined on formed biofilms as described below (Pierce et al.
Though the swelling seemed sessile, yet it was pedunculated, clearly visualized by pulling it.
Each boulder was photographed with a scale bar on the upper- and underside so that the two-dimensional boulder area and percentage cover of sessile species could be later calculated using the program SketchUp.
Sorghum produces two types of spikelets: the sessile spikelets and the pedicellate spikelets.
The clinical appearance of condyloma acuminatum is variable and ranges from small sessile lesions to larger pedunculated proliferations with smaller satellite growths.