a short, very steep railway having two parallel sets of tracks, upon each of which runs a car or train raised or lowered by means of a cable that simultaneously lowers or raises the other car or train in such a way that the two are approximately counterbalanced.
[fyoo-nik-yuh-lit, -leyt] /fyuˈnɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/ adjective, Botany. 1. having a funicle.
[fyoo-nik-yuh-luh s] /fyuˈnɪk yə ləs/ noun, plural funiculi [fyoo-nik-yuh-lahy] /fyuˈnɪk yəˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy. a conducting cord, as a nerve cord or umbilical cord. 2. Botany. a funicle. 3. Entomology. (in certain insects) the portion of the antenna between the basal segments and the club. /fjuːˈnɪkjʊləs/ noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ) 1. (anatomy) a cordlike […]
funiculitis fu·nic·u·li·tis (fyōō-nĭk’yə-lī’tĭs, fə-) n.
funiculopexy fu·nic·u·lo·pexy (fyōō-nĭk’yə-lō-pěk’sē, fə-) n. The suturing of the spermatic cord to the surrounding tissue to correct an undescended testicle.