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Sulcus

Definition

noun, plural: sulci

(biology) A furrow or groove


Supplement

The term is widely used in medicine, zoology, and anatomy. The groove between the convolutions on a mammalian cerebrum is called sulcus. Another structure referred to as sulcus is the longitudinal groove in Dinoflagellates where flagellum lies. The ventral siphonoglyph in anthozoa is also called sulcus.


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