stalk

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stalk

ANATOMY

noun The cord-like structure that connects the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus

polyp with stalk seen by colonoscopy image from New Medical Terms

polyp with stalk seen by colonoscopy image from New Medical Terms

PATHOLOGY

noun A neck-like fibrovascular structure (see image) connecting a pedunculated polyp to the mucosa in a neoplasm–e.g., an adenomatous polyp or villous adenoma

PUBLIC SAFETY

verb To actively pursue, harass, or threaten a person who is an unwilling recipient of the stalker’s advances

 

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