Medical Dictionary

sulcus terminalis

noun sulcus ter·mi·na·lis \-ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-ləs\
plural sulci ter·mi·na·les \-ˌlēz\

Definition of SULCUS TERMINALIS

1
:  a V-shaped groove separating the anterior two thirds of the tongue from the posterior third and containing the circumvallate papillae
2
:  a shallow groove on the outside of the right atrium of the heart
March 27, 2015
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