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1. A little rope.
2. A cord: in anatomical nomenclature, a general term for a cordlike structure or part.
3. The umbilical cord (funis); hence; in botany, a little stalk by which a seed or ovule is attached to the placenta.
4. A term for the part of the antenna which lies between the scape and the club in certain insects.
5. Applied to the primitive cord or bundle of nerve fibres, bound together in a sheath of connective tissue, called the perineurium or neurilemm.
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