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filum

 [fi´lum] (pl. fi´la) (L.)
a threadlike structure or part.
filum termina´le a slender, threadlike prolongation of connective tissue from the conus medullaris to the back of the coccyx.

fi·lum

, pl.

fi·la

(fī'lŭm, -lă), [TA]
A structure of filamentous or threadlike appearance.
[L. thread]

filum

/fi·lum/ (fi´lum) pl. fi´la   [L.] a threadlike structure or part.
filum termina´le  a slender, threadlike prolongation of the spinal cord from the conus medullaris to the back of the coccyx.

filum

(fī′ləm)
n. pl. fi·la (-lə)
A threadlike anatomical structure; a filament.

filum

[fī′ləm]
a threadlike structure, as the filum terminale, which extends from the lower end of the spinal cord.

fi·lum

, pl. fila (fī'lum, -lă) [TA]
A structure of filamentous or threadlike appearance.
[L. thread]

filum

pl. fila [L.] a threadlike structure or part.

filum durae matris spinalis
encloses the filum terminale (see below).
filum olfactoria
fibers that pass from the olfactory lobe of the brain to the ethmoid plate through which they pass.
filum reticulare
fibers of the dorsal nerve root which spread out in a fanlike pattern to enter the spinal cord along a dorsolateral groove.
filum terminale
a slender, threadlike prolongation of the spinal cord from the conus medullaris to the sacrum and tail.