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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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We observed that there are few MPS II on the antenna of the EGW male, which has only 1 MPS I on the funicle; although, this study cannot directly confirm the functions of MPS I and MPS II without physiological characterization of the different sensilla types, we may deduce--based on the differences of the MPS on EGW males and females, and on the biological characteristics of EGW--that the MPS II may sense the sex pheromone, and the MPS I may sense plant volatiles.
Ventral side of pedicel end, anellus and first funicle; F.