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Meaning of FUNICULUS

Pronunciation:  fyoo'nikyulus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of several body structure resembling a cord
  2. [n]  the stalk of a plant ovule or seed

FUNICULUS is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: funicle
 See Also: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, medulla spinalis, spermatic cord, spinal cord, stalk, stem, structure, umbilical cord



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fu*nic"u*lus\, n.; pl. {Funiculi}. [L., a little
cord. See {Funicle}.]
1. (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. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) A short cord which connects the embryo of some
       myriapods with the amnion.
   (b) In Bryozoa, an organ extending back from the stomach.
       See {Bryozoa}, and {Phylactolema}.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The stalk of an ovule.