Sulcus



noun, plural sulci
[suhl-sahy] /ˈsʌl saɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a furrow or groove.
2.
Anatomy. a groove or fissure, especially a fissure between two convolutions of the brain.
noun (pl) -ci (-saɪ)
1.
a linear groove, furrow, or slight depression
2.
any of the narrow grooves on the surface of the brain that mark the cerebral convolutions Compare fissure

sulcus sul·cus (sŭl’kəs)
n. pl. sul·ci (-kī, -sī)

Any of the grooves on the brain surface, bounding the gyri; a fissure.

A long narrow groove or depression, as in an organ or a tissue.

sul’cal adj.

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