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[ fuh-sik-yuh-luh s ]
/ fəˈsɪk yə ləs /

noun, plural fas·cic·u·li [fuh-sik-yuh-lahy] /fəˈsɪk yəˌlaɪ/.

a fascicle, as of nerve or muscle fibers.
a fascicle of a book.

Nearby words

fascicular degeneration, fascicular graft, fasciculate, fasciculation, fascicule, fasciculus, fasciculus gracilis, fasciectomy, fasciitis, fascinate, fascinated

Origin of fasciculus

From Latin, dating back to 1705–15; see origin at fascicle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for fasciculi


/ (fəˈsɪkjʊləs) /

noun plural -li (-ˌlaɪ)

another name for fascicle (def. 2), fascicule
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Medicine definitions for fasciculi


[ fə-sĭkyə-ləs ]

n. pl. fas•cic•u•li (-lī′)

A bundle of anatomical fibers, as of muscle.fascicle
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