Definition of sulcus in English:
noun (plural sulci /ˈsəlˌsī, -ˌsē/)Anatomy
A groove or furrow, especially one on the surface of the brain.
- Common findings on brain imaging include enlarged ventricles, widened cortical sulci, and cerebral, cerebellar, or brain stem atrophy.
- Cortical tubers, or benign potato-like growths, appear along the gyri and sulci in the brain.
- Conversion of the obturator sulcus into a bony foramen has been reported.
mid 17th century: from Latin, 'furrow, wrinkle'.
Definition of sulcus in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan