al·​ve·​us ˈal-vē-əs How to pronounce alveus (audio)
plural alvei -vē-ˌī, -ˌē How to pronounce alveus (audio)
: a thin layer of medullary nerve fibers on the ventricular surface of the hippocampus

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“Alveus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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