Fu*nic"u*lus (?), n.; pl. Funiculi (#). [L., a little cord. See Funicle.]
(Anat.) A cord, baud, or bundle of fibers; esp., one of the small bundles of fibers, of which large nerves are made up; applied also to different bands of white matter in the brain and spinal cord.
2. Zool. (a)
A short cord which connects the embryo of some myriapods with the amnion.
In Bryozoa, an organ extending back from the stomach. See Bryozoa, and Phylactolema.
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