Variant of funiculus
- Anat. any cordlike structure; esp.,
- any of various bundles of white matter in the spinal cord
- Obsolete the umbilical or spermatic cord
- Bot. the slender stalk of an ovule or seed
Origin: Classical Latin small cord, diminutive of funis, a cord, rope
- funiculate adjective
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