Flocculus



[flok-yuh-luh s] /ˈflɒk yə ləs/

noun, plural flocculi
[flok-yuh-lahy] /ˈflɒk yəˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
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2.
Astronomy. one of the bright or dark patches on the sun’s surface, visible in a spectroheliogram.
/ˈflɒkjʊləs/
noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ)
1.
a marking on the sun’s surface or in its atmosphere, as seen on a spectroheliogram. It consists of calcium when lighter than the surroundings and of hydrogen when darker
2.
(anatomy) a tiny ovoid prominence on each side of the cerebellum
3.
another word for floccule

flocculus floc·cu·lus (flŏk’yə-ləs)
n. pl. floc·cu·li (-lī’)

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