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Funiculus (Latin for "slender rope") commonly refers to:
- in neurology, a bundle of one or more nerve fascicles.
- the umbilical cord attaching a fetus to the placenta during pregnancy
- the spermatic cord (Funiculus spermaticus)
- in insect antennae, the segment connecting the club with the base
- in plants, the stalk attaching an ovule to the ovary wall in a flower or fruit
- in mycology, the cord which attaches the peridioles (the "eggs") to the peridium (the "nest") in some species of the bird's nest fungi
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