cerebellar falx


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falx ce·re·bel·'li

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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

cerebellar falx

a small sickle-shaped process of the dura mater attached to the occipital bone above and projecting into the posterior cerebellar notch between the two cerebellar hemispheres. Also called falx cerebelli.