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Another word for stem

  1. The main part of a word to which affixes are attached

      1. A topic of discourse or discussion.
      2. A subject of artistic representation.
      3. An implicit or recurrent idea; a motif:
      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. The lowest or bottom part:
      2. The part of a plant or animal organ that is nearest to its point of attachment.
      3. The point of attachment of such an organ.
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  1. To have as a source

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Another word for stem

      1. The stalk by which a leaf is attached to a stem.
      2. A slender, stalklike part, as that connecting the thorax and abdomen in certain insects.
      1. The stalk of an inflorescence or a stalk bearing a solitary flower in a one-flowered inflorescence.
      2. A stalklike structure in invertebrate animals, usually serving as an attachment for a larger part or structure.
      3. A stalklike bundle of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain.
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