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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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]
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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.
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2014a: 173, 175-176 (habitus images of both sexes and color intraspecific variation of funicle segments of female antennae); Triapitsyn 2016: 28 (comparison with A.
MPS II sensilla were distributed on the funicle and clava of the antenna of the adult female, but only on the clava of the adult male, and 1-3 MPS II were found spread over the back of the clava of the adult male.
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.
Scape about 4 times as long as wide; pedicel 1.5 times as long as wide; first funicular segment shorter than other flagellar segments and 1.7 times as long as wide, other funicular segments subequal in length and about 1.8 times as long as wide; club 2-segmented, slightly wider than funicle and about as long as 2 preceding funicular segments combined.
First funicular segment 2.5 times as long as wide, funicle segments 2nd to 4th about 2.2 times as long as wide; club suffused, 3.7 times as long as wide and about as long as 2 preceding funicular segments combined.