Definition of Funicles

1. funicle [n] - See also: funicle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Funicles

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

Literary usage of Funicles

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

1. Principles of Physiological Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt (1904)
"Even as low down as the thoracic portion of the myel. certain funicles divide ... The significance of these new funicles can best be understood from their ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"The irritability of workers deprived of their funicles, or of the whole of the antenna, was such as to make it necessary to isolate each in order ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"The bundles of white fibres of the three funicles composing the posterior column of the oblongata are continued below as those of the posterior column of ..."

4. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"... but there are only two in Hudsonia and Lechea; ascending and projecting into the cavity of the ovary on long or rarely short funicles, and orthotropous, ..."

5. The Senses of Insects by Auguste Forel (1908)
"These facts are only explained by the loss of the faculty of recognition between friends and enemies by means of contact smell, with which the funicles are ..."

6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1920)
"funicles spongy, filling the cavity of the ovary. The fruit, when cut, exhales the odor of lemon and citron. Flowers from June to September. ..."

7. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"Seeds numerous, with long funicles, orange-yellow, smooth or reticulate, roundish, flattened; embryo long, slender, curled up in the centre of the endosperm ..."

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