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n. pl. fas·cic·u·li (-lī′)
A bundle of anatomical fibers, as of muscle or nerve. Also called fascicle.
[Latin, fascicle; see fascicle.]
fas•ci•cle(ˈfæs ɪ kəl)
1. a section of a book or set of books being published in installments as separate pamphlets or volumes.
2. a close cluster, as of flowers.
3. a small bundle of nerve or muscle fibers.
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|Noun||1.||fasciculus - a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)|
trigonum cerebrale, fornix - an arched bundle of white fibers at the base of the brain by which the hippocampus of each hemisphere projects to the contralateral hippocampus and to the thalamus and mamillary bodies
nervous system, systema nervosum - the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells