Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bundle of anatomical fibers, as of muscle or nerve.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as fascicle.
  • noun Specifically In anatomy, a bundle; a set of something, as fibers, banded or bundled together.
  • noun A nosegay.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A little bundle; a fascicle.
  • noun A division of a book.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy A small bundle of nerve, muscle or tendon fibers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin, fascicle; see fascicle.]

Examples

  • 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.

    IV. Myology. 6. The Fasciæ and Muscles of the Trunk. a. The Deep Muscles of the Back

  • 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.

    IX. Neurology. 4a. The Hind-brain or Rhombencephalon

  • 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.

    The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci — Complete

  • 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.

    The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci — Volume 2

  • DM: Neurological trauma resulting in damage to the arcuate fasciculus with concomitant associative aphasia, and/or chronic generalized idiopathic disenchantment.

    INTERVIEW: David Moles

  • In nine of the 10 tone-deaf subjects, the researchers could detect no arcuate fasciculus in the right hemisphere at all.

    Bad Press for Sleeping Babies

  • DM: Neurological trauma resulting in damage to the arcuate fasciculus with concomitant associative aphasia, and/or chronic generalized idiopathic disenchantment.

    Keeping an Eye On... David Moles

  • 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.

    Bad Press for Sleeping Babies

  • The arcuate fasciculus near the dominant parietal lobe is usually involved 241.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Ephesos, the notable event is the appearance of the first fasciculus of the work on _Edfu_ by M. de Rochemonteix.

    The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1

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