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groove

1. the spiral channel, usually V-shaped, in a gramophone record
2. Anatomy any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part; sulcus
3. Mountaineering a shallow fissure in a rock face or between two rock faces, forming an angle of more than 120?
4. in the groove Jazz playing well and apparently effortlessly, with a good beat, etc.

Groove

A continuous recess formed centrally along the edge of a timber board in order to accommodate a tongue.

groove

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(biochemistry)
Any of a group of depressions in the double helix of deoxyribonucleic acid that are believed to be sites occupied by nuclear proteins.
(design engineering)
A long, narrow channel in a surface.
(geology)
Glaciated marks of large size on rock.
(ordnance)
One of the spiral depressions in the rifling of a gun to impart a spinning motion to a projectile which stabilizes it in flight.

groove

A long narrow cut in the edge or face of a wood member; a groove across the grain is a dado; one parallel with the grain is a plow.
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Tumors invaded the greater wing of sphenoid bone in one case, anterior clinoidal process in ten cases, olfactory groove or sphenoidal platinum in eight cases, cavernous sinus in three cases, and the third ventricle in three cases.
In the first analysis, five regions (greater wing of the sphenoid bone, anterior clinoidal process, olfactory groove or sphenoidal platinum, cavernous sinus, and third ventricle) were compared to FLA type.
Foster Kennedy syndrome and optociliary shunt vessels in a patient with an olfactory groove meningioma.