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  • n. Plural form of fasciculus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of fasciculus.


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  • These fibers, in turn, are further bound together to form larger bundles called fasciculi, and these, too, are enclosed in a sheath of connective tissue.

    A Practical Physiology

  • The bundles are termed fasciculi; they are prismatic in shape, of different sizes in different muscles, and are for the most part placed parallel to one another, though they have a tendency to converge toward their tendinous attachments.

    IV. Myology. 2. Development of the Muscles

  • Pick the bundles and fasciculi apart until the fibers are so fine as to be almost invisible to the naked eye.

    A Practical Physiology

  • The muscle itself is made up of a number of these fasciculi bound together by a denser layer of connective tissue.

    A Practical Physiology

  • The walls of the bladder are thickened, fasciculated, and sacculated; the two former appearances being caused by a hypertrophy of the vesical fibres, while the latter is in general owing to a protrusion of the mucous membrane between the fasciculi.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • -- The membranous urethra A is also in some instances embraced by two symmetrical fasciculi of muscular fibres B B, which arising from the posterior and lower part of the symphysis pubis, descend on either side of the canal and join beneath it.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • Is this year resumed, but we think it is not so successful as, were its previous _fasciculi_.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 288, Supplementary Number

  • The muscle is remarkably coarse in structure, being made up of fasciculi lying parallel with one another and collected together into large bundles separated by fibrous septa.

    IV. Myology. 8b. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Thigh

  • The Gemelli are two small muscular fasciculi, accessories to the tendon of the Obturator internus which is received into a groove between them.

    IV. Myology. 8b. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Thigh

  • —The infraclavicular branches are derived from the three cords of the brachial plexus, but the fasciculi of the nerves may be traced through the plexus to the spinal nerves from which they originate.

    IX. Neurology. 6b. The Anterior Divisions


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