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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·cic·u·li

(fa-sik'yū-lī),
Plural of fasciculus.

fasciculus

[fəsik′yələs] pl. fasciculi
Etymology: L, little bundle
a small bundle of muscle, tendon, or nerve fibers wrapped by a layer of connective tissue called the perimysium (muscle) or perineurium (nerve fiber). The arrangement of fasciculi in a muscle is correlated with the power of the muscle and its range of motion. The patterns of muscular fasciculi are penniform, bipenniform, multipenniform, and radiated. Also called fascicle. fascicular, adj.

fas·cic·u·li

(fa-sik'yū-lī)
Plural of fasciculus.
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