Definition of Funicle

1. Noun. The stalk of a plant ovule or seed.

Exact synonyms: Funiculus
Generic synonyms: Stalk, Stem

Definition of Funicle

1. n. A small cord, ligature, or fiber.

Definition of Funicle

1. Noun. (botany) the stalk or stem of an ovule or seed ¹

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Definition of Funicle

1. a cordlike anatomical structure [n -S]

Medical Definition of Funicle

1. The stalk of an ovule. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Funicle

fungus ball
fungus family
fungus genus
fungus gnat
fungus kingdom
fungus order
funicle (current term)
funicular graft
funicular myelitis
funicular myelosis
funicular railway
funicular souffle
funiculi medullae spinalis

Literary usage of Funicle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1887)
"funicle joints thicker than long; marginal vein wanting. \|»lij«'iiw Mayr. funicle with first five joints longer than thick; marginal vein present, ..."

2. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1909)
"Setae of funicle longest. Wings hyaline, both pairs uniformly filiate in ... joints 1 to 3 of the funicle subequal, gradually, slightly enlarging cephalad, ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"Pedicel of the antenna three times as long as wide, nearly cylindrical, nearly three times as long as first funicle joint; first funicle joint a little ..."

4. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1914)
"PROCEEDINGS ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY the first three joints of funicle subquadrate, the fourth transverse, the club five jointed; mesoscutum rather coarsely ..."

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