variants or less commonly torcular Herophili
: the point at which the four great cranial venous sinuses meet

Word History


New Latin torcular Herophili, literally, press of Herophilus, after Herophilus fl300 b.c. Greek anatomist and surgeon

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“Torcular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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