funiculitis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n funiculitis inflammation of a funiculus (especially an inflammation of the spermatic cord)
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Usage

In literature:

Funicule: a small, cord-like structure; especially when sheathed.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Switzerland is the most funiculated country in the world; its hills are full of these semi-perpendicular tracks.
"The Car That Went Abroad" by Albert Bigelow Paine
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