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fillet

 [fil´et]
1. a loop, as of cord or tape, for making traction during surgery.
2. in the nervous system, a long band of nerve fibers.
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lem·nis·cus

, pl.

lem·nis·ci

(lem-nis'kŭs, -nis'ī), [TA]
A bundle of nerve fibers ascending from sensory relay nuclei to the thalamus.
Synonym(s): fillet (1)
[L. from G. lēmniskos, ribbon or fillet]
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lemniscus

(lĕm-nĭs′kəs)
n. pl. lem·nisci (-nĭs′ī′, -nĭs′kī′, -nĭs′kē) Anatomy
A bundle or band of sensory nerve fibers.
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lemniscus

(1) Lateral lemniscus; lemniscus lateralis [NA6].
(2) Medial lemniscus; lemniscus medialis [NA6].
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lem·nis·cus

, pl. lemnisci (lem-nis'kŭs, -kī) [TA]
A bundle of nerve fibers ascending from sensory relay nuclei to the thalamus.
Synonym(s): fillet (1) .
[L. from G. lēmniskos, ribbon or fillet]
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lemniscus

A bundle of nerve fibres in the brain or spinal cord.
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