falcula

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falx ce·re·bel·'li

[TA]
a short process of dura mater projecting forward from the internal occipital crest below the tentorium; it occupies the posterior cerebellar notch and the vallecula, and bifurcates below into two diverging limbs passing to either side of the foramen magnum.
Synonym(s): cerebellar falx ☆ , falcula

fal·cu·la

(făl′kyə-lə)

falx ce·re·bel·li

(fawlks serĕ-belī) [TA]
A short process of dura mater projecting forward from the internal occipital crest below the tentorium; it occupies the posterior cerebellar notch and the vallecula, and bifurcates below into two diverging limbs passing to either side of the foramen magnum.
Synonym(s): falcula.