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sulcus

(sul -kŭs) (plural: sulci) an area of subparallel furrows and ridges on the surface of a planet or satellite. The word is used in the approved name of such a feature.

sulcus

[′səl·kəs]
(zoology)
A furrow or groove, especially one on the surface of the cerebrum.
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Results of M3 measures (angle between lateral sulcus posterior border and temporal lobe inferior border) evidenced that in right hemisphere the medium number was 30,13[degrees] and in left hemisphere 28,66[degrees] (5,1% higher in left hemisphere) (Fig.
9 cm larger on the left in 65% of the sample, larger on the right in 11% of the sample and equal in 24% of the sample, with these measurements compatible with other observations made in past studies that in men the left lateral sulcus larger on average than the right.
Carapace: anterior margin with slight median bulge; tegument slightly granulate in females, densely granulate in males; anterior longitudinal sulcus deeply marked; ocular tubercle well defined in middle of carapace, interocular sulcus deeply incised, median eyes 2 diameters apart; lateral sulcus, postocular furrow and posterior sulcus deeply incised.
Prosoma: Chelicerae with two subdistal teeth in the movable finger; anterior edge of the carapace with a slight median bulge and four setae, one on each side and two in the middle; tegument densely granular; anterior and posterior longitudinal sulcus, lateral sulcus and postocular furrow deeply marked; ocular tubercle in the middle of the carapace with a slight interocular sulcus, median ocelli two diameters apart with a seta behind each.

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