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sessile

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈses·ɑɪl, -əl/
biology describes a leaf or flower that has no stem of its own but is attached directly to the main stem of the plant biology Sessile also describes animals that are permanently attached to one spot and cannot move around: sessile sponges
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