Fascicle meaning

făsĭ-kəl
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(botany) A bundle or cluster of stems, flowers, or leaves.
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(bot.) A small tuft or cluster of fibers, leaves, stems, roots, etc.
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A small bundle.
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One of the parts of a book published in separate sections.
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Any of the sections of a book being brought out in installments prior to its publication in completed form.
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A small bundle.
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(botany) A bundle or cluster of stems, flowers, or leaves.
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A bundle or cluster of stems, flowers, or leaves, such as the bundles in which pine needles grow.
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(anatomy): A bundle of skeletal muscle fibers surrounded by connective tissue.
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(botany): A cluster of flowers or leaves, such as the bundles of the thin leaves (needles) of pines.
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(botany): A discrete bundle of vascular tissue.
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A discrete section of a book issued or published separately.
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Origin of fascicle

  • Latin fasciculus diminutive of fascis bundle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin fasciculus, a diminutive of fascis ‘bundle’ (see also fasces).

    From Wiktionary