falcial

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falcial

 [fal´shal]
pertaining to a falx.

fal·cial

(fal'shăl),
Relating to the falx cerebelli or falx cerebri.
Synonym(s): falcine

falcial

/fal·cial/ (-shal) pertaining to a falx.

falcial

adjective
(1) Related to the falx cerebri or falx cerebrelli.
(2) Falciform.

Except for its use for specific anatomic structures, this particular use of falciform is waning in the working medical parlance.

falcial

pertaining to a falx.
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7) Two rare cases of falcine tumors have been reported, in which the lesions contained both hyaline cartilage and bone, and were so termed as osteochondromas.
This in turn drained via falcine veins into the large transverse and sigmoid sinuses.
3-cm tumor studding, small meningioma 19/M/66 Adenosquamous Multiple right No No carcinoma subdural occipital of tumor nodules gallbladder 20/F/64 Chronic Multiple cranial and Yes N/A myelomono- spinal cord cytic subdural chloromas, leukemia with massive falcine chloroma 21/F/39 Breast Multiple subdural (3) Yes No carcinoma and epidural (3) 0.
7,24,25) Occipital encephaloceles are frequently associated with abnormalities of the dural venous sinuses, including absence of the straight sinus and a persistent falcine sinus.
3-5) VGAMs drain via the straight sinus to the torcula but, in the absence of the sinus, drainage is via a persistent falcine sinus to the post third of the superior sagittal sinus.