Nerve fascicle

A nerve fascicle, or fasciculus is a bundle of funiculi.[1][2] A funiculus is a bundle of axons.

Nerve fascicle
Transverse section of human tibial nerve.
Nerve structure
Anatomical terminology

A nerve fascicle refers to nerves in the peripheral nervous system; in the central nervous system this is known as a nerve tract.

See also


  1. Gray, Henry; Lewis, Warren Harmon (1918). Anatomy of the human body. Harold B. Lee Library. Philadelphia : Lea & Febiger.
  2. Siegel, A. & Sapru, H. (2011). Essential neuroscience. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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