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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fas-i-kuh l]
    • /ˈfæs ɪ kəl/
    • /ˈfæs.ɪ.kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fas-i-kuh l]
    • /ˈfæs ɪ kəl/

Definitions of fascicle word

  • noun fascicle a section of a book or set of books being published in installments as separate pamphlets or volumes. 1
  • noun fascicle a small bundle, tight cluster, or the like. 1
  • noun fascicle Botany. a close cluster, as of flowers or leaves. 1
  • noun fascicle Anatomy. a small bundle of nerve or muscle fibers. 1
  • noun fascicle A separately published installment of a book or other printed work. 1
  • noun fascicle a bundle or cluster of branches, leaves, etc 0

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Origin of fascicle

First appearance:

before 1490
One of the 26% oldest English words
1490-1500; < Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis. See fasces, -cle1

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Parts of speech for Fascicle


fascicle popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for fascicle

noun fascicle

  • cluster — A cluster of people or things is a small group of them close together.
  • collection — A collection of things is a group of similar things that you have deliberately acquired, usually over a period of time.
  • bunch — A bunch of people is a group of people who share one or more characteristics or who are doing something together.
  • bundle — A bundle of things is a number of them that are tied together or wrapped in a cloth or bag so that they can be carried or stored.

Antonyms for fascicle

noun fascicle

  • individual — a single human being, as distinguished from a group.
  • one — being or amounting to a single unit or individual or entire thing, item, or object rather than two or more; a single: one woman; one nation; one piece of cake.

Top questions with fascicle

  • what is a fascicle?
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  • what is the fascicle arrangement of the orbicularis oris muscle?
  • what is a muscle fascicle?

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