alveus

noun
al·​ve·​us | \ ˈal-vē-əs How to pronounce alveus (audio) \
plural alvei\ -​vē-​ˌī, -​ˌē How to pronounce alveus (audio) \

Medical Definition of alveus

: a thin layer of medullary nerve fibers on the ventricular surface of the hippocampus

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“Alveus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alveus. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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