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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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Preliminary estimates of seed-set by both varieties for 1985 at DN were calculated in spring 1986 as the proportion of inflorescence branches that had produced swollen funiculi during the spring of 1985.
The summer concert, on Saturday, June 10, promises 20 items, including four joint pieces - Funiculi Funicula, Morte Christe, Soldiers Chorus and We Rise Again - and a rendition of the emotional You Raise Me Up, with the choir's conductor Thom Meredith taking the solo baritone part.
Lyssavirus antigen was detected in numerous neurons of the cerebral cortex, cerebellum, and especially the nucleus funiculi lateralis and the nucleus olivaris of the medulla (Figure 1).
The evening mixed opera from Verdi, Puccini and Mascagni, sacred arias such as Schubert's Ave Maria and Franck's Panis Angelicus and popular Italian songs including the rousing Funiculi Funicula.
In tenor mode, the former pub singer portrays a strong, masterful voice demonstrated perfectly on the likes of Funiculi Funicula, Nessun Dorma
Delightful background music is to be found on Salon Orchestral Favourites Vol 2, recorded in Germany last year, and featuring not only Funiculi Funicula and Blue Tango, but many pieces of excellent German light music which appeared during World War II and so didn't travel to these shores.
It is pleasing that at the forthcoming charity concert the band and choir will share the stage once again and perform together, Funiculi, Funicula and The Battle Hymn of the Republic," John Lees added.