browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

lemniscusmore about lemniscus

lemniscus


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lemniscus  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lemniscus 
  n  :  a  bundle  of  sensory  nerve  fibers  going  to  the  thalamus  [syn: 
  {fillet}] 




more about lemniscus