Sulcus meaning

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A deep, narrow furrow or groove, as in an organ or tissue.
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Any of the narrow fissures separating adjacent convolutions of the brain.
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A groove or furrow.
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Any of the shallow grooves separating the convolutions of the brain.
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A deep, narrow furrow or groove, as in an organ or tissue.
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Any of the narrow fissures separating adjacent convolutions of the brain.
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(anatomy) A furrow or groove in an organ or a tissue.
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(anatomy) Any of the grooves that mark the convolutions of the surface of the brain.
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(planetology) Subparallel grooves and ditches formed by geological processes.
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Origin of sulcus

  • Latin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin

    From Wiktionary