fasciculate

fasciculate

[fuh-sik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective
arranged in a fascicle or fascicles.
Also, fasciculated.


Origin:
1785–95; fascicul(us) + -ate1

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fascicle (ˈfæsɪkəl)
 
n
1.  a bundle or cluster of branches, leaves, etc
2.  anatomy Also called: fasciculus a small bundle of fibres, esp nerve fibres
3.  printing another name for fascicule
4.  any small bundle or cluster
 
[C15: from Latin fasciculus a small bundle, from fascis a bundle]
 
'fascicled
 
adj
 
fascicular
 
adj
 
fasciculate
 
adj
 
fas'ciculately
 
adv
 
fascicu'lation
 
n

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