Willis's cords

plural noun
variants: or Willis's trabeculae

Definition of Willis's cords

: slender fibers crossing the venous sinuses of the dura mater especially at the lower extremity of the superior sagittal sinus

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History and Etymology for Willis's cords

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 3 Dec. 2021.

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