Definition of sulcus in English:
noun (plural sulciˈsəlˌsī-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'.
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