funiculopexy fu·nic·u·lo·pexy (fyōō-nĭk’yə-lō-pěk’sē, fə-)
The suturing of the spermatic cord to the surrounding tissue to correct an undescended testicle.
[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 […]
funiform fu·ni·form (fyōō’nə-fôrm’) adj. Having a ropelike or cordlike appearance or structure.
funis fu·nis (fyōō’nĭs) n.
[fuhngk] /fʌŋk/ noun 1. cowering fear; state of great fright or terror. 2. a dejected mood: He’s been in a funk ever since she walked out on him. verb (used with object) 3. to be afraid of. 4. to frighten. 5. to shrink from; try to shirk. verb (used without object) 6. to shrink or […]