fascicle

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fascicle

[fas·i·kəl]
(botany)
A small bundle, as of fibers or leaves.
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The diagnostic process for malfunctioning of these muscles involves location and identification of injured nerve to iliacus and thereby corresponding damaged fascicles of the nerve.
The muscle fiber diameter (MFD), muscle fiber cross sectional area (MFCSA), muscle fascicle diameter (MFSD) and muscle fascicle cross sectional area (MFSCSA) decreased (p < 0.05) in HS group when compared to TNZ group, whereas they increased (p < 0.05) in T3, T4 and T5 compared to HS group.
To test this hypothesis, this study explored mechanical properties of plantar flexor muscles through contractile properties, passive resistive torque and muscle fascicles extensibility.
Microscopic examination revealed tumour tissue composed of whorls fascicles and loose intersecting bundles of spindle shaped cells.
Histologically, the tumor was composed of spindle shaped cells arranged in interlacing fascicles with nuclear palisading.
We thought that these findings are not likely with the damage of the oculomotor fascicles. However, left ptosis and oculomotor palsywere improved one month later.
Conventional extracapsular excision can damage the normal fascicles during dissection of the capsule.
Specifically, we enhanced the ultrasound image using Gabor filtering and then used revoting Hough transform (RVHT) to obtain the orientations of the major fascicles and took their mean as the final pennation angle.
In both symmetric and asymmetric neuropathy axonal degeneration is associated with nerve fascicles atrophy and fatty infiltration of the epineurium [11].
It showed several nerve bundles like structures or fascicles, some of which containedcentral acellular areassurrounded by an ill defined palisade of nuclei (Verocay bodies) [Figure 3].
One single image from each muscle was used for data analysis, and three fascicles from each image were analyzed.