American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A bundle of anatomical fibers, as of muscle or nerve. Also called fascicle.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as fascicle.
- n. Specifically In anatomy, a bundle; a set of something, as fibers, banded or bundled together. Specifically— One of the bundles of nervous tissue composing the spinal cord; one of the pillars of the cord or medulla oblongata.
- n. A nosegay.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A little bundle; a fascicle.
- n. A division of a book.
- n. a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
- Latin, fascicle; see fascicle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Extensor coccygis is a slender muscular fasciculus, which is not always present; it extends over the lower part of the posterior surface of the sacrum and coccyx.”
“In the reticularis alba the longitudinal fibers form two well-defined fasciculi, viz.: (1) the lemniscus, which lies close to the raphé, immediately behind the fibers of the pyramid; and (2) the medial longitudinal fasciculus, which is continued upward from the anterior and lateral proper fasciculi of the medulla spinalis, and, in the upper part of the medulla oblongata, lies between the lemniscus and the gray substance of the rhomboid fossa.”
“Gregoriis, 1491, in-fol., contengonsi intagli in legno (si vogliono disegnati non gia incisi da Andrea Mantegna) di grande dimensione, e che furono piu volte riprodotti negli anni successivi. Quest 'edizione del "fasciculus" del 1491, sta fra nostri libri e potrebbe benissimo essere il volume d'Anatomia notato da Leonardo.”
“DM: Neurological trauma resulting in damage to the arcuate fasciculus with concomitant associative aphasia, and/or chronic generalized idiopathic disenchantment.”
“Brain scans of 10 tone-deaf subjects — people who couldn't differentiate between or produce sounds of various pitches — revealed that they had many fewer fibers in the arcuate fasciculus, the pathway that connects the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, than did a control group.”
“In nine of the 10 tone-deaf subjects, the researchers could detect no arcuate fasciculus in the right hemisphere at all.”
“The arcuate fasciculus near the dominant parietal lobe is usually involved 241.”
“Ephesos, the notable event is the appearance of the first fasciculus of the work on _Edfu_ by M. de Rochemonteix.”
“About four forms of the Sabha Parva were done by Professor Krishna Kamal Bhattacharya, and about half a fasciculus during my illness, was done by another hand.”
“Before, however, the first fasciculus could be issued, the question as to whether the authorship of the translation should be publicly owned, arose.”
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