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Meaning of LEMNISCUS

Pronunciation:  lem'niskus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a bundle of sensory nerve fibers going to the thalamus
 

LEMNISCUS is a 9 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: fillet
 
 See Also: sensory nerve

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lem*nis"cus\ (l[e^]m*n[i^]s"k[u^]s), n.; pl.
{Lemnisci} (-s[imac]). [L. See {Lemniscata}.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of two oval bodies hanging from the interior walls of the
body in the Acanthocephala.

 

 

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