Funiculus meaning

fyo͝onĭ-kəl
(anatomy) A slender cordlike strand or band, especially:
  • A bundle of nerve fibers in a nerve trunk.
  • One of three major divisions of white matter in the spinal cord, consisting of fasciculi.
  • The umbilical cord.
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(botany) A stalk connecting an ovule or a seed with the placenta.
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(anat.) Any cordlike structure.
  • Any of various bundles of white matter in the spinal cord.
  • (obs.) The umbilical or spermatic cord.
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(bot.) The slender stalk of an ovule or seed.
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(anatomy) A slender cordlike strand or band, especially:
  • A bundle of nerve fibers in a nerve trunk.
  • One of three major divisions of white matter in the spinal cord, consisting of fasciculi.
  • The umbilical cord.
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(botany) A stalk connecting an ovule or a seed with the placenta.
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A stalk connecting an ovule or a seed with the placenta (the ovary wall). In some plants, the funiculus develops into a fleshy seed covering called an aril.
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A slender, cordlike strand or band, especially a bundle of nerve fibers in a nerve trunk.
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Any of three major divisions of white matter in the spinal cord.
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The umbilical cord.
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(anatomy) Any of several cordlike structures, especially the umbilical cord, or a bundle of nerve fibres in the spinal cord.
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(botany) A stalk that connects the seed (ovule) with the placenta.
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Origin of funiculus

  • Latin fūniculus slender rope diminutive of fūnis rope

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

  • From Latin fūniculus (“cord”), diminutive from fūnis (“cord”) + -culus.

    From Wiktionary