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

  • n. A bundle of anatomical fibers, as of muscle or nerve. Also called fascicle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)


Latin, fascicle; see fascicle.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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