torcular

noun tor·cu·lar \ ˈtȯ(r)kyələ(r) \
variants: or less commonly torcular Herophili

Definition of torcular

: the point at which the four great cranial venous sinuses meet

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Origin and Etymology of torcular

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


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