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pl. fasciculi [L. fasciculus, a small bundle]
1. A small bundle of longitudinal elements, e.g., muscle fibers.
2. A bundle of axons. Peripheral nerves can contain one or more axonal fasciculi. In the brain and spinal cord, many of the fasciculi are named, and fasciculus and tract are synonymous.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Fasciculus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763944/all/fundamental_fasciculus.
Fasciculus. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763944/all/fundamental_fasciculus. Accessed June 2, 2023.
Fasciculus. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763944/all/fundamental_fasciculus
Fasciculus [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 02]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763944/all/fundamental_fasciculus.
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