stigma

  1. the apical end of the style where pollen is deposited
  2. a symbol of disgrace or infamy
  3. an external tracheal aperture in a terrestrial arthropod
  4. a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease

Stigma

• (v. t.) That part of a pistil which has no epidermis, and is fitted to receive the pollen. It is usually the terminal portion, and is commonly somewhat glutinous or viscid. See Illust. of Stamen and of Flower. • (v. t.) Any mark of infamy or disgrace; sign of moral blemish; stain or reproach caused by dishonorable conduct; reproachful c...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/stigma/

stigma

(from the article `angiosperm`) Whatever the agent of dispersal, the first phase of pollination is successful when a pollen grain lands on a receptive stigma. The surface of the ... ...enclosed in an ovary, in contrast to those of gymnosperms, which are exposed to the air at the time of pollination and never enclosed in an ovary. ... ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/162

stigma

(stig´mә) any mental or physical mark or peculiarity that aids in identification or diagnosis of a condition. a distinguishing personal trait that is perceived as or actually is physically, socially, or psychologically disadvantageous. a mark, spot, or pore on the surface of an organ or organ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

stigma

brand 1 stain noun a symbol of disgrace or infamy; `And the Lord set a mark upon Cain`--Genesis
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

stigma

noun a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Stigma

[anatomy] A stigma in mammalian reproductive anatomy refers to the area of the ovarian surface where the Graafian follicle will burst through during ovulation and release the ovum. As the follicle matures, the area between the follicle and the ovarian surface begins to thin and weaken under the influence of the luteinizing hormone and local...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stigma_(anatomy)

Stigma

[botany] The stigma is the receptive tip of a carpel, or of several fused carpels, in the gynoecium of a flower. The stigma receives pollen at pollination and it is on the stigma that the pollen grain germinates. Often sticky, the stigma is adapted in various ways to catch and trap pollen with various hairs, flaps, or sculpturings. The poll...
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Stigma

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Stigma

[letter] Stigma (ϛ) is a ligature of the Greek letters sigma (Σ) and tau (Τ), which was used in writing Greek between the Middle Ages and the 19th century. It is also used as a numeral symbol for the number 6. In this unrelated function, it is a continuation of the old letter digamma (originally Ϝ, cursive form {GrGl|Digamma cursive 01}...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stigma_(letter)

Stigma

[luchador] Stigma is a Mexican luchador enmascarado, or masked professional wrestler currently working for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) portraying a tecnico (`Good guy`) wrestling character. Stigma`s real name is not a matter of public record, as is often the case with masked wrestlers i...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stigma_(luchador)

Stigma

Stig'ma noun ; plural English Stigmas , Latin Stigmata . [ Latin , a mark, a brand, from Greek ..., ..., the prick or mark of a pointed instrument, a spot, mark, from ... to prick, to brand. See Stick , transitive verb ] 1. A mark made with a...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/197

stigma

A dense, often discolored portion of the costal margin of a wing, usually at the end of the radius
Found on http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/choate/insectclass/glossary_terms.htm

stigma

a distinct marking in the median area, of variable shape, often comma or v-shaped, usually silver or white, characteristic of Plusiinae: Noctuidae.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22041

stigma

A negative stereotype about a group of people.
Found on http://science.education.nih.gov/index.html

stigma

A part of the pistil, the top of the style, where pollen enters the Pistil.
Found on http://www.neonaturalist.com/nature/nature_glossary.html

Stigma

a powerfully negative social label that radically changes a person's self-concept and social identity
Found on http://wps.pearsoned.co.uk/wps/media/objects/2143/2195136/glossary/glossary

Stigma

A small coloured area near the wing-tip of dragonflies, bees, and various other clear-winged insects: also called the pterostigma.
Found on http://www.earthlife.net/insects/glossary.html

stigma

a spiracle or breathing pore
Found on http://www.kerbtier.de/Pages/Glossar/enGlossar.html

stigma

a symbol of disgrace or infamy
Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/388814

stigma

a symbol of disgrace or infamy
Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1341931

Stigma

An attribute that serves to discredit a person in the eyes of others.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21198

Stigma

Any physical or social characteristic believed to be demeaning.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20212

Stigma

at the top of the pistil which is the recieving end for the pollen or female part
Found on http://www.orchidspecies.com/glossary.htm

Stigma

at the top of the pistil which is the recieving end for the pollen or female part
Found on http://orchidfetish.com/glossary.html
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