vallecula Sylvii


vallecula Syl·​vii
: the depression in the brain in which the lateral fissure begins

Word History


New Latin, literally, vallecula of Sylvius, after Franciscus Sylvius (Franz de la Boë) †1672 German anatomist

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“Vallecula Sylvii.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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