funiculus

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funiculus

[fə′nik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
Also known as funicle.
Any structure in the form of a chord.
A column of white matter in the spinal cord.
(botany)
The stalk of an ovule.
(invertebrate zoology)
A band of tissue extending from the adoral end of the coelom to the adoral body wall in bryozoans.
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For the stab injury to the dorsal funiculus, the trace of the needle tract and accompanying damage to the dorsal column were revealed by the eriochrome cyanine R staining (Figure 3(d)).