fasciculus

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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Latin fasciculus. Doublet of fascicle.

Noun[edit]

fasciculus (plural fasciculi)

  1. (anatomy) A small bundle of nerve, muscle or tendon fibers.
  2. One of the divisions of a book published in separate parts; a fascicle.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of fascis (bundle).

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Noun[edit]

fasciculus m (genitive fasciculī); second declension

  1. A small bundle or package.
  2. A bunch of flowers, nosegay.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fasciculus fasciculī
Genitive fasciculī fasciculōrum
Dative fasciculō fasciculīs
Accusative fasciculum fasciculōs
Ablative fasciculō fasciculīs
Vocative fascicule fasciculī

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