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fasciculus

[ fuh-sik-yuh-luhs ]

noun

, plural fas·cic·u·li [f, uh, -, sik, -y, uh, -lahy].
  1. a fascicle, as of nerve or muscle fibers.
  2. a fascicle of a book.


fasciculus

/ fəˈsɪkjʊləs /

noun

  1. another name for fascicle fascicule


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Word History and Origins

Origin of fasciculus1

From Latin, dating back to 1705–15; fascicle

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Example Sentences

For most people, the arcuate fasciculus on the right side is a lot thinner than it is on the left side.

Apiculi large, twelve or more, usually inserted at the middle of each fasciculus, and extending into the interior of the cell.

A fasciculus, foolscap folio; Origin of Charities, and Wills relating thereto, in each parish.

M. has incidentally asked, "Do different books circulate under the title of Fasciculus Temporum?"

The fasciculus attached to the embryo is the allantois which becomes the umbilical cord.

They contain the fasciculus described, by Sir Charles Bell, as the respiratory tract.

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