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Definition of: carpel

(kärpə1) noun Bot.
A simple pistil or seed vessel. See illustration under FRUIT. Also car·pel·lum (kär·peləm). [<NL carpellum <Gk. karpos fruit]
—car·pel·lar·y
(kärpə·ler′ē) adjective

Most often used phrases:

single carpel
carpel tunnel
compound carpel
fruiting carpel

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