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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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Caption: Figure 1: Noncontrast head computed tomography (CT) showing diffuse sulcal effacement and obliterated basal cisterns.
PCL continues into the sulcal lists along both sides of the "neck", reaching the "midbody", where it is widest.
[17] apply depth thresholding to extract sulcal regions.
Cerebral signs and symptoms may either be localized (as in the case of focal seizures) or suggestive of a widespread brain dysfunction (for instance, drowsiness in hydrocephalus or encephalopathic features in diffuse sulcal enhancement), or be even more unspecific, such as headache.
Generalized brain atrophy (ventricular and sulcal atrophy) was rated as absent (=0) and present (=1).
All the test groups showed reduction in caries (smooth surface as well as sulcal surface caries) in rats.
El orden de los Dinophysiales incluye diversas formas marinas, moviles y tecadas, aplanadas lateralmente, la superficie de la teca generalmente presenta poros, poseen aletas cingulares y sulcales con un desarrollo variable y una sutura sagital aserrada extendida a todo lo largo de su cuerpo, asi la teca presenta dos valvas: izquierda y derecha, la aleta sulcal izquierda esta bien desarrollada y provista de tres radios que la sostienen R1, R2 y R3, y tienen en general un numero de placas estable, 18 placas (con ciertas excepciones): 2 apicales, 4 epitecales, 4 cingulares, 4 sulcales y 4 hipotecales (Sournia 1986, Hernandez-Becerril et al.
The distinction between permanent and transient brain tissue damage was made in light of the landmark longitudinal imaging study of Carlen and colleagues (1978), who reported at least partial reversal of ventricular and sulcal enlargement in alcoholics who had remained sober for about 1 month to 2 years compared with an initial CT taken a few weeks after detoxification.
Neurologic: Wernicke's encephalopathy; Korsakoff's syndrome; decline in cognitive abilities; decreased gray and white matter; increased ventricular and sulcal volume; peripheral neuropathy
In addition a CT scan showed a linear skull fracture with small sulcal traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage or contusion in the left parietal region with significant mass effect on the midline shirt.
On thecal morphology of dinoflagellates with special emphasis on circular (sic) and sulcal plates.