Medical Dictionary


noun cla·va \ˈklā-və, ˈkläv-ə\
plural cla·vae \ˈklā-ˌvē, ˈkläv-ˌī\

Medical Definition of CLAVA

:  a clublike structure: as a :  the fruiting body of some fungi b :  a slight bulbous enlargement that forms part of the wall of the fourth ventricle of the brain and is the seat of a nucleus contributing axons to the lemniscus
cla·val \ˈklā-vəl, ˈkläv-əl\ adjective


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