[fik-uh l] /ˈfɪk əl/
likely to change, especially due to caprice, irresolution, or instability; casually changeable:
not constant or loyal in affections:
a fickle lover.
changeable in purpose, affections, etc; capricious
c.1200, probably from Old English ficol “deceitful, cunning, tricky,” related to befician “deceive,” and to facen “deceit, treachery.” Common Germanic (cf. Old Saxon fekan “deceit,” Old High German feihhan “deceit, fraud, treachery”), from PIE *peig- “evil-minded, treacherous, hostile” (cf. Latin piget “it irks, troubles, displeases,” piger “reluctant, lazy”). Sense of “changeable” is first recorded late 13c. Related: Fickleness.
[fee-koh] /ˈfi koʊ/ noun, plural ficoes. 1. 1 (def 4). /ˈfiːkəʊ/ noun (archaic) (pl) -coes 1. a worthless trifle 2. another word for fig1 (sense 7) Financing Corporation
- Ficoll-hypaque technique
Ficoll-Hypaque technique Fi·coll-Hy·paque technique (fī’kŏl-hī’pāk’) n. A centrifugation technique for separating lymphocytes from other formed elements in blood.
ficosis fi·co·sis (fī-kō’sĭs) n. See sycosis.