sulcus

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noun sul·cus \ˈsəl-kəs\

Definition of sulcus

plural

sulci

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  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1662


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sulcus

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noun sul·cus \ˈsəl-kəs\

Medical Definition of sulcus

plural

sulci

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


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