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fasciculus

 [fah-sik´u-lus] (pl. fasci´culi) (L.)
a small bundle or tract, especially of nerve or muscle fibers. Called also fascicle.
cuneate fasciculus of medulla oblongata the continuation into the medulla oblongata of the cuneate fasciculus of spinal cord.
cuneate fasciculus of spinal cord the lateral portion of the dorsal funiculus of the spinal cord, composed of ascending fibers that end in the nucleus cuneatus.
gracile fasciculus of medulla oblongata the continuation into the medulla oblongata of the gracile fasciculus of spinal cord.
gracile fasciculus of spinal cord the median portion of the dorsal funiculus of the spinal cord, composed of ascending fibers that end in the nucleus gracilis.

fas·ci·cle

(fas'i-kĕl),
A band or bundle of fibers, usually of muscle or nerve fibers; a nerve fiber tract.
Synonym(s): fasciculus (1) [TA]

fascicle

/fas·ci·cle/ (fas´ĭ-k'l)
1. a small bundle or cluster, especially of nerve, tendon, or muscle fibers.
2. a tract, bundle, or group of nerve fibers that are more or less associated functionally.

fascicle

(făs′ĭ-kəl)
n.
1. Botany A bundle or cluster of stems, flowers, or leaves.

fas′ci·cled adj.

fascicle

fas·ci·cle

(fas'i-kĕl)
A band or bundle of fibers, usually of muscle or nerve fibers; a nerve fiber tract.
Compare: fasciola
Synonym(s): fasciculus (1) [TA] .

fascicle

a small bundle or cluster, especially of nerve or muscle fibers.
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Reading the Fascicles of Emily Dickinson: Dwelling in Possibilities.
In the fixation period, the reduced thickness of the muscle belly and thinned muscular fascicles positioned longitudinally were preserved.
Thus, fascicles were assumed straight and the model did not account for fascicle curvature.
28) observed a fascicle length increase in the vastus lateralis muscle of both groups, although the increase was higher (20%) with the eccentric training program compared to the conventional training program.
A more compliant tendon immediately after injury allows the tendon to lengthen upon stretch, thereby keeping fascicle shortening velocity low and optimizing the power-velocity relationship (Fletcher et al.
While acknowledging the shaping influence of manuscript studies on the questions she is pursuing, Socarides also positions her project in the comparatively new field of media studies, arguing that Dickinson's sewn fascicles, loose sheets, and poems written on scraps of household paper compel us to read not only the text of the poems but also the media that worked to shape and disseminate them.
There was extensive necrosis of the ulnar nerve fascicles involving the entire ulnar nerve in our patient.
Each fascicle arises from a common tendon attached to the spinous process of individual lumbar vertebrae with fascicles attaching to the mamillary process of the inferior vertebrae, the iliac crest and the sacrum (Macintosh and Bogduk 1986).
The distal fascicle of the anterior inferior tibiofibular ligament as a cause of anterolateral ankle impingement: results of arthroscopic resection.
The fascicular structure of the lower sciatic nerve and the relationship of individual fascicles to distal nerve branches and terminal muscles will indicate the initial feasibility of selectively activating individual fascicles within the lower sciatic nerve using a single proximally located cuff electrode.
This coordinates forces and deformations within the fascicle, protects damaged areas of fibres against over-extension, and provides a mechanism whereby myofibrils can be interrupted to add new sarcomeres during muscle growth without loss of contractile functionality of the whole column.