Definition of Sessile. Meaning of Sessile. Synonyms of Sessile

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Definition of Sessile

Sessile
Sessile Ses"sile, a. [L. sessilis low, dwarf, from sedere, sessum, to sit: cf. F. sessile.] 1. Attached without any sensible projecting support. 2. (Bot.) Resting directly upon the main stem or branch, without a petiole or footstalk; as, a sessile leaf or blossom. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Permanently attached; -- said of the gonophores of certain hydroids which never became detached.

Meaning of Sessile from wikipedia

- live in shallow and tidal waters, typically in erosive settings. They are sessile (nonmobile) and most are suspension feeders, but those in infraclass Rhizocephala...
- property of an organism describing its lack of a means of self-locomotion. Sessile organisms for which natural motility is absent are normally immobile. This...
- Ganoderma sessile is a species of polypore fungus in the Ganodermataceae family. This wood decay fungus is found commonly in Eastern North America, and...
- that is, not completely sessile. A sessile flower is one that lacks a pedicel (flower stalk). A flower that is not sessile is pedicellate. For example...
- Tapinoma sessile is a species of small ant that goes by the common names odorous house ant, sugar ant, stink ant, and coconut ant. Their colonies are...
- Look up sessile in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Sessility, or sessile, may refer to: Sessility (motility), organisms which are not able to move about...
- the sessile oak, Cornish oak, Irish Oak or durmast oak, is a species of oak tree native to most of Europe and into Anatolia and Iran. The sessile oak...
- by several common names, including sissoo spinach, Brazilian spinach, sessile joyweed and dwarf copperleaf. It is cultivated as a vegetable worldwide...
- A sessile serrated lesion (SSL) is a premalignant flat (or sessile) lesion of the colon, predominantly seen in the ce**** and ascending colon. SSLs are...
- The sessile drop technique is a method used for the characterization of solid surface energies, and in some cases, aspects of liquid surface energies...