Medical Dictionary


noun al·ve·us \ˈal-vē-əs\
plural al·vei \-vē-ˌī, -ˌē\

Medical Definition of ALVEUS

:  a thin layer of medullary nerve fibers on the ventricular surface of the hippocampus


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