Fascicle

The word fascicle (sometimes expressed as a "fasciculus"), refers to a "bundle", such as a bundle of muscle fibres e.g. as illustrated below, or alternatively a bundle of nerve fibres.

Diagram of a muscle fascicle

Above: Diagram of a muscle fascicle.

Above: Diagram of a muscle fascicle.


This section consists of short summaries about the structures that form the muscles of the body. This list is not exhaustive but is intended to be appropriate for students of A-Level Human Biology, ITEC courses in massage and related subjects, and other courses in health sciences. For more general information about muscles see the pages about:

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