fascicule

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French fascicule, from Latin fasciculus.

NounEdit

fascicule (plural fascicules)

  1. An installment of a printed work, a fascicle.
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 104:
      In Piers' hotel room at Avignon there was a ton of these fascicules, some of which I could even remember having heard him deliver in those far-off days.
  2. (obsolete) A bundle of nerve fibers; a fasciculus.
    • 1893, Charles Zimmerman, "The Relation of the Ocular Nerves to the Brain", The Medical and Surgical Reporter, page 812, Nov. 25, 1893.
      Perlia advocates, however, the assumption that the posterior longitudinal fascicule connecting the oculo-motor center with the medulla oblongata, […].
    • 1895, Charles E. Sajous, "Normal Histology and Microscopical Technology", Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences, page 97
      In the large tactile hairs, or sinus hairs, — i.e., those provided with a blood-sinus, — several nerve-fibres form a fascicule and enter the follicle near the base; […].

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

fascicule

  1. vocative singular of fasciculus
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