Nerve fascicle

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Nerve fascicle
Transverse section of human tibial nerve.
Illu nerve structure.jpg
Nerve structure
TA A14.1.00.012
FMA 12235 76740, 12235
Anatomical terminology
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A nerve fascicle, or fasciculus is a bundle of funiculi.[1][2] A funiculus is a bundle of axons.

A nerve fascicle refers to nerves in the peripheral nervous system; in the central nervous system this is known as a nerve tract.

See also


  1. ^ Gray, Henry; Lewis, Warren Harmon (1918). Anatomy of the human body. Harold B. Lee Library. Philadelphia : Lea & Febiger.
  2. ^ Siegel, A. & Sapru, H. (2011). Essential neuroscience. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 728 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links

  • Anatomy photo: nervous/pns/nerve1/nerve3 - Comparative Organology at University of California, Davis - "PNS, nerve (LM, Low)"
  • Histology at

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