[fyoo-nik-yuh-ler] /fyuˈnɪk yə lər/
of or relating to a rope or cord, or its tension.
worked by a rope or the like.
Also called funicular railway. a railway up the side of a mountain, consisting of a counterbalanced car sat either end of a cable passing round a driving wheel at the summit
relating to or operated by a rope, cable, etc
of or relating to a funicle
1660s, from Latin funiculus, diminutive of funis “a cord, rope.”
- Funicular graft
funicular graft n. A nerve graft in which each funiculus is approximated and sutured separately.
- Funicular process
funicular process n. The tunica vaginalis surrounding the spermatic cord.
noun 1. 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.