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(Science: anatomy) a curved fold or process of the dura mater or the peritoneum; especially, one of the partitionlike folds of the dura mater which extend into the great fissures of the brain.

Origin: L, a sickle.

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Re: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??

... in the ethmoid bone and is responsible for smell. the ethrmoid bone also contains the crista galli - a protrusion of the bone that connects to the falx cerebri (the portion of dura matter that separates the two hemispheres of the brain. hope that clarifies things.

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by Revenged
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??
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