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[fuh-sik-yuh-luh s]
noun, plural fas·cic·u·li [fuh-sik-yuh-lahy] /fəˈsɪk yəˌlaɪ/.
  1. a fascicle, as of nerve or muscle fibers.
  2. a fascicle of a book.
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Origin of fasciculus

From Latin, dating back to 1705–15; see origin at fascicle
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noun plural -li (-ˌlaɪ)
  1. another name for fascicle (def. 2), fascicule
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fasciculus in Medicine


n. pl. fas•cic•u•li (-lī′)
  1. A bundle of anatomical fibers, as of muscle.fascicle
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