Pedículo

Definición

Es un tallo o pedúnculo de tejido que conecta partes del cuerpo entre sí. El cerebro posee muchos pedículos (tales como el pedículo cerebral) que conectan áreas del cerebro entre sí.

Las marcas en la piel son pequeñas porciones de tejido cutáneo que se conectan al cuerpo mediante un pedículo.

Nombres alternativos

Pedúnculo

Revision

Last reviewed 1/21/2013 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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