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vallecula

noun val·lec·u·la \va-ˈlek-yə-lə\
plural val·lec·u·lae \-ˌlē\

Medical Definition of VALLECULA

:  an anatomical groove, channel, or depression: as a :  a groove between the base of the tongue and the epiglottis b :  a fossa on the underside of the cerebellum separating the hemispheres and including the inferior vermis
val·lec·u·lar \-yə-lər\ adjective

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