Dean tried to remember all the methods he'd been taught to stem panic and act rationally.
The next fifteen minutes were an embarrassed blur as Dean tried to stem his bleeding face at the kitchen table.
She twisted the stem of her glass.
Carmen broke off a long stem of grass and poked it in her mouth.
A point of great importance is to be noted in the attachment of the gills near the stem at 0, P; the gills in the true mushroom are (as shown) usually more or less free from the stem, they never grow boldly against it or run down it; they may sometimes just touch the spot where the stem joins the bottom of the cap, but never more; there is usually a slight channel, as at r, all round the top of the stem.
Fastibilis; the difference in the nature of the attachment of the gills near the stem is seen at R, the absence of a true ring at s, and of a pendent frill at T.
Dryophilus has sometimes been gathered in mistake for the champignon, but this too grows in woods where the champignon never grows; it has a hollow instead of a solid stem, gills crowded together instead of far apart, and flesh very tender and brittle instead of tough.
The stem sometimes grows 80 or 90 ft.
The Ferns and fern-like plants have on the other hand a well developed independent sporophyte which is differentiated into stem, leaf and root with highly organized internal structure including true vascular bundles.
The base of the stem bears numerous cell-filaments (rhizoids) which fix the plant to the substratum upon which it is growing.
It is possible to know a flower, root and stem and all, and all the processes of growth, and yet to have no appreciation of the flower fresh bathed in heaven's dew.
The point of this gold indicator bends over the edge of the case, round which are set eleven raised points--the stem forms the twelfth.
What mysterious force guided the seedling from the dark earth up to the light, through leaf and stem and bud, to glorious fulfilment in the perfect flower?
I do not value chiefly a man's uprightness and benevolence, which are, as it were, his stem and leaves.
I never saw anyone like her! said he, offering Nicholas a pipe with a long stem and, with a practiced motion of three fingers, taking down another that had been cut short.
He kept one hand, in which he clasped his tobacco pouch, inside the bosom of his dressing gown and held the stem of his pipe firmly with the other.