fasciculus

[fuh-sik-yuh-luhs]
noun, plural fasciculi [fuh-sik-yuh-lahy] .
1.
a fascicle, as of nerve or muscle fibers.
2.
a fascicle of a book.

Origin:
1705–15; < Latin; see fascicle

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fasciculus (fəˈsɪkjʊləs)
 
n , pl -li
fascicle another name for fascicule

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fasciculus fas·cic·u·lus (fə-sĭk'yə-ləs)
n. pl. fas·cic·u·li (-lī')
A bundle of anatomical fibers, as of muscle. Also called fascicle.

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The fasciculus connected with the axis is the largest, and is chiefly muscular in structure.
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