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medical dictionary

1. Consisting of a small cord or fibre.

2. Dependent on the tension of a cord.

3. <anatomy> Pertaining to a funiculus; made up of, or resembling, a funiculus, or funiculi; as, a funicular ligament. Funicular action, the polygonal figure assumed by a cord fastened at its extremities, and sustaining weights at different points.

Origin: Cf. F. Funiculaire.

(01 Mar 1998)

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