clava

noun
cla·va | \ˈklā-və, ˈkläv-ə \
plural clavae\ˈklā-ˌvē, ˈkläv-ˌī \

Medical Definition of clava 

: a clublike structure: as

a : the fruiting body of some fungi

b : a slight bulbous enlargement that forms part of the wall of the fourth ventricle of the brain and is the seat of a nucleus contributing axons to the lemniscus

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