Willis's cords

plural noun

variants or Willis's trabeculae
: slender fibers crossing the venous sinuses of the dura mater especially at the lower extremity of the superior sagittal sinus

Word History

Etymology

after Thomas Willis †1675

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“Willis's cords.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Willis%27s%20cords. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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