• Sessile Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Resting directly upon the main stem or branch, without a petiole or footstalk; as, a sessile leaf or blossom.
- (a.) Permanently attached; -- said of the gonophores of certain hydroids which never became detached.
- (a.) Attached without any sensible projecting support.
• Sessile-eyed Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Having eyes which are not elevated on a stalk; -- opposed to stalk-eyed.