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funiculus also funicle (noun; plural funiculi; Latin funiculus, little cord): 1. (Arthropoda: Insecta) a. The middle antennal segments between the scape and the club. b. The main tendon of the abdomen. c. In Hymenoptera, the ligament connecting the propodeum to the petiole.

2. (Bryozoa) A strand of tissue that attaches the digestive tract to the body wall or communication pores, thus extending from zooid to zooid throughout the colony.

3. (Mollusca: Gastropoda) A narrow ridge of callus spiraling from the upper lip into the umbilicus.