Pronunciation: (fas'i-kul), [key]
1. a section of a book or set of books being published in installments as separate pamphlets or volumes.
2. a small bundle, tight cluster, or the like.
3. Bot.a close cluster, as of flowers or leaves.
4. Anat.a small bundle of nerve or muscle fibers.
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