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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain.

Usage examples (32)
  • Moreover, each lateral wall exhibits a division into a dorsal or alar and a ventral or basal lamina separated internally by a furrow termed the sulcus of Monro.
  • In teenagers, the superior temporal sulcus lit up.
  • The depression behind the ear is called the auricular sulcus.
  • He then did the same for the lateral sulcus, or Fissure of Sylvius. for more
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