What is a fascicle?

What is a fascicle? Here are some definitions.

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  1. A bundle or cluster.
  2. A bundle of skeletal muscle fibers surrounded by connective tissue.
  3. (botany) A cluster of flowers or leaves, such as the bundles of the thin leaves (or needles) of pines.
  4. (botany) A discrete bundle of vascular tissue.
  5. A discrete section of a book issued or published separately.
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After 14 years, the long-awaited sequel to the second edition of the fascicle Tumors of the Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Bile Ducts has arrived.
The two paintings to which professor Levi D'Ancona refers in the title of this fascicle are Botticelli's Primavera and Birth of Venus.
Theoretically the leaf, in section, should indicate the number of leaves composing its fascicle.
No fascicle of five leaves, that I have examined, is equally apportioned among its five members.
Therefore if absolute certainty is required, a fascicle of triquetral leaves is best determined by actual count.
Another fascicle, usually arising behind the clavicular head of the sternocleidomastoid, may extend in various directions upwards toward the head.

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