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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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Celula ovoide o irregular, con aleta sulcal izquierda que no se prolonga por debajo de la hipoteca, y ademas con aleta sulcal derecha.
6), crossing the same it passed in the left posterior atrioventricular sulcus usually for half the distance between the obtuse margin and the crux, where it divided into a sulcal branch and a ventricular branch (Fig.
In general it was found that as the level of alcohol intake rose, so did the ventricular and sulcal size.
Chief researcher Dr Jingzhong Ding, from John's Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, said, 'There is no brain tissue in the ventricular and sulcal areas, as these areas are filled with cerebrospinal fluid.
On the 11th day, a computerized tomography scan of the head showed sulcal effacement and diffuse cerebral edema.
Whereas the atrophy associated with AD is usually generalized in nature, patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus have holoventricular enlargement out of proportion to sulcal enlargement.
Computer scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) decided to ignore individual differences in sulcal patterns and average 300 brains.
The mean smooth surface and sulcal surface caries scores were higher among the lead-exposed rat pups than the nonexposed rat pups.
bocagei as a subspecific form) are similar in having the outer sulcal lips of the hemipenis free and that they differed in this respect from all other Podarcis species.
Sodek and his co-workers have been studying the NMPs in sulcal fluid exuded from between the teeth and gums as a possible marker of developing periodontal disease.