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fas·ci·cle

 (făs′ĭ-kəl)
n.
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.

[Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis, bundle.]

fas′ci·cled adj.

fascicle

(ˈfæsɪkəl)
n
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]
ˈfascicled adj
fascicular, fasciculate adj
fasˈciculately adv
fasˌcicuˈlation n

fas•ci•cle

(ˈfæs ɪ kəl)

n.
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.
[1490–1500; < Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis. See fasces, -cle1]

fascicle

an installment of a book or journal that is published in parts.
See also: Books

Fascicle

 small 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.

fascicle

(or fasciculus) A bundle of muscle or nerve fibers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fascicle - an installment of a printed work
instalment, installment - a part of a published serial
2.fascicle - a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)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
nerve tissue, nervous tissue - tissue composed of neurons
nervous system, systema nervosum - the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
Translations

fascicle

[ˈfæsɪkl] N fascicule [ˈfæsɪkjuːl] Nfascículo m

fascicle

, fascicule
n
(Bot) → Büschel nt; (Anat) → Bündel nt
(of book)Lieferung f, → Faszikel (old) m

fas·ci·cle

n. fascículo, haz de fibras musculares y nerviosas.
References in periodicals archive ?
In the injured nerve, individual fascicular repair demands identification and isolation of fascicle as the fascicle is the smallest unit of nerve tissue that can be visualized and manipulated surgically.
The muscle fiber diameter (MFD), muscle fiber cross sectional area (MFCSA), muscle fascicle diameter (MFSD) and muscle fascicle cross sectional area (MFSCSA) decreased (p < 0.05) in HS group when compared to TNZ group, whereas they increased (p < 0.05) in T3, T4 and T5 compared to HS group.
The two-way ANOVA for fascicle length variations recorded during the last degrees (5[degrees]-[ROM.sub.end]) and total ROM (15[degrees]-[ROM.sub.end]) revealed a conditioning activity and time interaction (p < 0.001, [[eta].sub.p.sup.2] = 0.39 and p < 0.001, [[eta].sub.p.sup.2] = 0.36, respectively).
Sala et al (7) described the anatomy of the peripheral nerve, which is composed of fascicles. Each fascicle is enveloped by thloped by the endoneurium, a layer of lax connective tissue.
A peripheral nerve is composed of axon, myelin, endoneurium, fascicle, perineurium and epineurium.
Furthermore, large-size muscles in athletes may possess differences in architectural characteristics with a greater pennation angle limiting changes in fascicle length (8) or a greater fascicle length limiting changes in pennation angle (9).
A Greek and Arabic Lexicon (GALex): Materials for a Dictionary of the Medieval Translations From Greek Into Arabic; Volume II, Fascicle 14
We have examined the nerve volume (NV), fascicle volume (FV), epineurial volume (EV), fascicles to nerve volume ratio (FNR), and nerve cross-sectional areas (CSA), comparing a population of subjects affected by DPN with a group of sex/age matched healthy volunteers.
US has been showed to reliably measure changes in muscle thickness [17, 18], fiber length [19, 20], pennation angle [21-23], fascicle curvature [24], and cross-sectional area [16].
Neuromuscular plasticity studies (6,24) have suggested an increase in muscle fiber length of muscles subjected chronically to eccentric work, while a reduction (6) or maintenance (24) of fascicle length has been observed in muscles working concentrically.
FASCICLE A To bewitch B Organised political group C Bundle or bunch of branches, roots or fibres who am I?