Medical Dictionary


noun lem·nis·cus \lem-ˈnis-kəs\
plural lem·nis·ci \-ˈnis-ˌ(k)ī, -ˈnis-ˌkē\

Medical Definition of LEMNISCUS

:  a band of fibers and especially nerve fibers—called also fillet; see lateral lemniscus, medial lemniscus
lem·nis·cal \-kəl\ adjective
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