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Meaning of SULCUS

Pronunciation:  'sulkus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain
 

SULCUS is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: central sulcus, fissure, fissure of Rolando, fissure of Sylvius, lateral cerebral sulcus, Rolando's fissure, sulcus centralis, sulcus lateralis cerebri, Sylvian fissure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sul"cus\, n.; pl. {Sulci}. [L., a furrow.]
A furrow; a groove; a fissure.

 

 

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