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bundle

 [bun´d'l]
a collection of fibers or strands, as of muscle fibers or nerve fibers. See also tract and fasciculus.
atrioventricular bundle bundle of His.
fundamental bundle (ground bundle) that part of the white matter of the spinal cord bordering the gray matter and containing fibers that travel for a distance of only a few segments of the cord.
bundle of His a band of cardiac muscle fibers connecting the atria with the ventricles of the heart; called also atrioventricular bundle.
Bundle of His considered as the trunk of the bundle and excluding the bundle branches. From Dorland's, 2000.
medial forebrain bundle a group of nerve fibers connecting the midbrain tegmentum and elements of the limbic system.
Thorel's bundle a bundle of muscle fibers in the human heart connecting the sinoatrial and atrioventricular nodes.

bun·dle

(bŭn'dĕl), [TA]
A structure composed of a group of fibers, muscular or nervous; a fasciculus.
Synonym(s): fasciculus (3) [TA]

bundle

/bun·dle/ (bun´d'l) a collection of fibers or strands, as of muscle fibers, or a fasciculus or band of nerve fibers.
atrioventricular bundle , AV bundle bundle of His.
common bundle  the undivided portion of the bundle of His, from its origin at the atrioventricular node to the point of division into the right and left bundle branches.
bundle of His  a band of atypical cardiac muscle fibers connecting the atria with the ventricles of the heart, occurring as a trunk and two bundle branches; it propagates the atrial contraction rhythm to the ventricles, and its interruption produces heart block. The term is sometimes used specifically to denote only the trunk of the bundle.
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Bundle of His considered as the trunk of the bundle and excluding the bundle branches.
medial forebrain bundle  a group of nerve fibers containing the midbrain tegmentum and elements of the limbic system.
Thorel's bundle  a bundle of muscle fibers in the human heart connecting the sinoatrial and atrioventricular nodes.

bundle

(bŭn′dl)
n.
1. Something wrapped or tied up for carrying; a package.
2. Biology A cluster or strand of closely bound muscle or nerve fibers.

bun′dler n.

bundle

a group of nerve fibers or other threadlike structures running in the same direction. See also fasciculus.

bundle

Cardiology
See Atrioventricular bundle.

Drug slang
A regional term for heroin.
 
Vox populi
A grouping of objects wrapped or tied up.

bun·dle

(bŭn'dĕl) [TA]
A structure composed of a group of fibers, muscular or nervous.
Synonym(s): fasciculus (3) [TA] .

bun·dle

(bŭn'dĕl) [TA]
A structure composed of a group of fibers; a fasciculus.

bundle

a collection of fibers or strands, as of muscle fibers, or a fasciculus or band of nerve fibers.

accessory bundle of Kent
bundle of His.
atrioventricular bundle
bundle of His.
Bachmann bundle
a large muscle bundle between the right and left atria, thought to serve as a specialized conduction pathway.
bundle branch
see bundle branch.
fundamental bundle
that part of the white matter of the spinal cord bordering the gray matter and containing fibers that travel for a distance of only a few segments of the cord. Called also ground bundle.
bundle of His
a band of atypical cardiac muscle connecting the atria with the ventricles of the heart; called also atrioventricular bundle.
His bundle degeneration
associated with sudden unexpected death or periods of viciousness; most common in Doberman and German shepherd dogs.
His bundle stenosis
inherited in Pug dogs; associated with syncope and sudden death.
Keith's bundle
a bundle of fibers in the wall of the atrium of the heart between the venae cavae.
medial forebrain bundle
a group of nerve fibers connecting the midbrain tegmentum and elements of the limbic system.
sinoatrial bundle
Keith's bundle.
Thorel's bundle
a bundle of muscle fibers in the human heart connecting the sinoatrial and atrioventricular nodes.
uncinate bundle
the sharply bent bundle that connects the frontal lobe of the brain with the temporal and occipital lobes.
bundle of Vicq d'Azyr
a band of fibers from the mamillary body to the anterior nucleus of the thalamus.
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I liked the place where the bundles fell off and tumbled downstairs," said Meg.
His coat was pulled off, and he was rolled up in a bundle, and tied with string in very hard knots.
yelled Freddy, snatching up George's bundle and placing it beside an imaginary goal-post.
A little checked silk was sent in our spring bundle from Mrs.
A tall man in a nightcap had caught up a bundle from among the feet of the horses, and had laid it on the basement of the fountain, and was down in the mud and wet, howling over it like a wild animal.
Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper.
We'll leave the house and everything for your godmother to take care on, and we'll make a little bundle o' things and set out.
Then I took him and wrapped him up in my bundle of medicines, and outside of all I rolled a mat of plaited grass.
Yes,' he answered; 'but first of all I will take this little bundle of sticks home to my mother,' and he took one of the trees and wound it round the other five, raised the bundle on his shoulders and bore it off.
They approached the unconscious David, and, while one pointed the dagger towards his heart, the other began to search the bundle beneath his head.
His small bundle of clothes was ready packed, and he was soon treading lightly on the steps of the horse-block, soon walking at a smart pace across the fields towards the thicket.
Arthur silently resolved that he would make Bessy a present of money before the day was over, that she might buy something more to her mind; but she, not aware of the consolation in store for her, turned out of the open space, where she was visible from the marquee, and throwing down the odious bundle under a tree, began to cry--very much tittered at the while by the small boys.