Lemniscus meaning

lĕm-nĭs'kəs
A bundle or band of sensory nerve fibers.
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A band of sensory nerve fibers in the central nervous system, usually terminating in the thalamus.
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A bundle or band of sensory nerve fibers.
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(zoology) One of two oval bodies hanging from the interior walls of the body in the Acanthocephala.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of lemniscus

  • Latin lēmniscus ribbon from Greek lēmniskos perhaps from Lēmnos , Lemnos
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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