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sulcus terminalis

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noun sulcus ter·mi·na·lis \-ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-ləs\

Medical Definition of sulcus terminalis

plural

sulci terminales

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  1. 1:  a V-shaped groove separating the anterior two thirds of the tongue from the posterior third and containing the circumvallate papillae

  2. 2:  a shallow groove on the outside of the right atrium of the heart


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