Funiculus



[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 part or structure, esp a small bundle of nerve fibres in the spinal cord
2.
a variant of funicle

funiculus fu·nic·u·lus (fyu-nĭk’yə-ləs, fə-) or fu·ni·cle (fyōō’nĭ-kəl)
n. pl. fu·nic·u·li (-lī’) or fu·ni·cles

fu·nic’u·lar (-lər) adj.
funiculus
(fy-nĭk’yə-ləs)
Plural funiculi (fy-nĭk’yə-lī)

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