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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

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

fas′ci·cled adj.

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] .
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Schematic Model NI1: This model presents the sole and single composite fascicle (CF1), constituting NI1, is consistent and continuous without undergoing any of the transformational processes from A1 8 to the point of emergence of NI1 after section A2 6.
Five muscle fibers from three various fascicles of three non serial microscopic sections were selected and the average of fifteen were considered as fiber diameter.
A slow angular velocity (5 [degrees].[s.sup.-1]) was set in order to avoid the myotatic reflex (Kay and Blazevich 2010) to obtain a good resolution of the fascicles via ultrasonography.
The IDEAL sequence provided a four-set images: "water," "fat," "in phase," and "out of phase." The "fat" images and the TSE T1 allowed a better depiction of the intraepineurial fat, with poorer contrast between the fascicles (Figure 1).
Zhang, "Changes in passive mechanical properties of the gastrocnemius muscle at the muscle fascicle and joint levels in stroke survivors," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.
(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.
(3) The natural history of PNL involves formation of granuloma in the nerve fascicles, which eventually leads to formation of a localised nerve abscess.
As the spine becomes flexed the erector spinae increase muscle fascicle length by an average of 39% of that in a neutral lumbar posture (Macintosh et al 1993).
The distal fascicle of the anterior inferior tibiofibular ligament as a cause of anterolateral ankle impingement: results of arthroscopic resection.
Techniques are available to selectively activate individual fascicles or groups within a nerve and to mathematically represent the neural behavior in response to stimulation [19-21].