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funiculus

 [fu-nik´u-lus] (pl. funic´uli) (L.)
cord: anatomical nomenclature for a cordlike structure or part, especially one of the large bundle of nerve tracts that make up the white matter of the spinal cord. adj. adj funic´ular.
anterior funiculus ventral funiculus.
dorsal funiculus the white substance of the spinal cord lying on either side between the posterior median sulcus and the dorsal root.
lateral funiculus (funiculus latera´lis) the lateral mass of fibers on either side of the spinal cord, between the anterolateral and posterolateral sulci.
posterior funiculus dorsal funiculus.
funiculus sperma´ticus the spermatic cord.
ventral funiculus the white substance of the spinal cord lying on either side between the ventral median fissure and the ventral roots of the spinal nerves.

cord

(kōrd), [TA] Avoid the misspelling chord.
1. In anatomy, any long ropelike structure, composed of several to many longitudinally oriented fibers, vessels, ducts, or combinations thereof.
See also: chorda.
2. In histopathology, a line of tumor cells only one cell in width.
Synonym(s): fasciculus (2) [TA], funiculus [TA], funicle
[L. chorda, a string]

funicle

/fu·ni·cle/ (fu´nĭ-k'l) funiculus.

cord

(kōrd) [TA]
1. anatomy Any long, ropelike structure. A small, cordlike structure composed of several to many longitudinally oriented fibers, vessels, ducts, or combinations thereof.
Synonym(s): fasciculus (2) [TA] , funiculus [TA] , funicle.
2. histopathology A line of tumor cells only one cell in width.
[L. chorda, a string]

funicle

  1. the stalk of an OVULE by which it is attached to the placenta in plants.
  2. the joints of the antenna of some HYMENOPTERA between the second joint and the distal joint or club.

funicle

funiculus.
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On the funicle there was 1 MPS I and 1 or 2 MPS II borne laterally on the back of each funicular segment of the adult female.
They were also distributed on all the funicular segments in addition to the 1st segment of the funicle and on the tip and ventrolateral surface of the clava of the male.
On the funicle, the number of CS II on the 1st segment of antenna of adult females was equal to the number on the 2nd segment of the male.