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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funiculus  \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}. 




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