fascicle

(redirected from fascicules)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The history of CPD has been discussed in a number of prefaces to the volumes and fascicules of CPD, and also by Prof von Hiniiber in his article "The Critical Pali Dictionary: History and Prospects," in the work just cited (pp.
Receptacles subsectio Agardh) Tseng branched, arranged et Lu in cymes, ramuli arranged in groups of fascicules, with acuminate apex.
Numerous interim reports and studies of particular aspects of the site have been published in the journal Iran and elsewhere, and two fascicules of the final report have already appeared (Whitehouse 1980; Lowick 1985), but the bulk of the excavations remains to be published.
The complete catalogue is contained on the accompanying CD-ROM, which also has other fascicules in this series.
Il precise aussi que l'etude de ces fascicules permet un dialogue avec << une memoire erudite en partie oubliee >>.
21) Pierre DELATTRE, Les etablissements jesuites en France depuis quatre siecles, Enghien, Institut de theologie, fascicules 12 (novembre 1954) et 13 (mars 1955), col.