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1. A small bundle.
2. One of the parts of a book published in separate sections. Also called fascicule.
3. Botany A bundle or cluster of stems, flowers, or leaves.
4. See fasciculus.
[Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis, bundle.]
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1. (Botany) a bundle or cluster of branches, leaves, etc
2. (Anatomy) anatomy Also called: fasciculus a small bundle of fibres, esp nerve fibres
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing another name for fascicule
4. any small bundle or cluster
[C15: from Latin fasciculus a small bundle, from fascis a bundle]
fascicular, fasciculate adj
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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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an installment of a book or journal that is published in parts.See also: Books
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Fasciclesmall bundle or bunch; a tuft or cluster of leaves, etc.
Examples: fascicle of fibres, 1738; of flowers; of hair, 1792; of leaves [pages of a book]; of roots; of virtues, 1622.
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(or fasciculus) A bundle of muscle or nerve fibers.
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|Noun||1.||fascicle - an installment of a printed work|
|2.||fascicle - 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
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fascicle[ˈfæsɪkl] N fascicule [ˈfæsɪkjuːl] N → fascículo m
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n. fascículo, haz de fibras musculares y nerviosas.
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