sulcus

noun sul·cus \ ˈsəl-kəs \

Definition of sulcus

plural sulci play \-ˌkī, -ˌkē, -ˌsī\
:furrow, groove; especially :a shallow furrow on the surface of the brain separating adjacent convolutions

Origin and Etymology of sulcus

Latin; akin to Old English sulh plow, Greek holkos furrow, helkein to pull


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sulcus

noun sul·cus \ ˈsəl-kəs \

medical Definition of sulcus

plural sulci play \-ˌkī, -ˌsī\
:furrow, groove; especially :a shallow furrow on the surface of the brain separating adjacent convolutions — compare fissure 1c

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