Pronunciation: (fyOO-nik'yu-lus), [key]
—pl. -liPronunciation: (-lī"). [key]
1. Anat.a conducting cord, as a nerve cord or umbilical cord.
2. Bot.a funicle.
3. Entomol.(in certain insects) the portion of the antenna between the basal segments and the club.
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