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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.

funiculi

Plural of funiculus.

funiculus

(fu-nik'yu-lus) (fu-nik'yu-li?, -le?) plural.funiculi [L. funiculus, slender rope, cord]
1. A cord-like structure.
2. One of the three main divisions of the white matter in the right or left half of the spinal cord. The funiculi lie peripherally and are separated by the dorsal and ventral horns of the gray matter.

dorsal funiculus

Dorsal column.

lateral funiculus 2

Lateral column.

ventral funiculus

Ventral column.

funiculi

plural of funiculus.
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lesion was bilateral with some involvement of the adjacent funiculi.
broken egg cases, funiculi, and the coat investing ovigerous hairs) remain on the ovigerous hairs after hatching and larval release.
On the other hand, the sediment contained broken egg cases, funiculi, the investment coat, ovigerous hairs, prezoeal cuticles, and probably only a portion of the embryos.
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By 4 h after oviposition, the cement had formed an outer investment coat (OIC) that surrounded the embryo [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 10 OMITTED] and also comprised the attachment strands, or funiculi, which connected the embryos to the pleopods.
Soon, however, a substance released at the time of hatching causes the ovigerous hairs to slip out of the investment coat, detaching the funiculi and empty egg cases; the active factor is called `ovigerous-hair stripping substance' (OHSS) (Saigusa, 1994).
Embryos are attached to the ovigerous hairs arranged along the ovigerous seta, by the funiculi (for details, see Saigusa, 1994).