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falx

 [falks] (pl. fal´ces) (L.)
a sickle-shaped structure.
falx cerebel´li the fold of dura mater separating the cerebellar hemispheres.
falx ce´rebri a sickle-shaped fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure, which separates the two cerebral hemispheres.

falx

, pl.

fal·ces

(fawlks, fawl'sēz), [TA]
A sickle-shaped structure.
[L. sickle]

falx

(falks) pl. fal´ces   [L.] a sickle-shaped structure.
falx cerebel´li  a fold of dura mater separating the cerebellar hemispheres.
falx ce´rebri  the fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure, separating the cerebral hemispheres.
inguinal falx , falx inguina´lis a lateral expansion of the lateral edge of the rectus abdominis which attaches to the pubic bone.

falx

(fălks, fôlks)
n. pl. falces (făl′sēz′, fôl′-)
A sickle-shaped anatomical structure.

falx

[falks, fôlks] pl. falces
Etymology: L, sickle
1 n, a sickle-shaped structure.
2 adj, sickle-shaped.

falx

, pl. falces (fawlks, fal'sēz) [TA]
A sickle-shaped structure.
[L. sickle]

falx

A sickle-shaped structure. The falx cerebri is the curved, vertical partition of DURA MATER that occupies the longitudinal fissure between the two cerebral hemispheres.

falx

pl. falces [L.] a sickle-shaped structure.

falx cerebelli
the fold of dura mater separating the cerebellar hemispheres.
falx cerebri
a sickle-shaped fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure, which separates the two cerebral hemispheres.
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If Roman viticulturists in Britain were not using the falx vinitoria, it is probable that small, sharpened reaping-hooks and billhooks were used instead.
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Coronal imaging of the brain (Figure 3) demonstrates a monoventrical with lack of interhemispheric fissure and falx cerebri.
No evidence of calcification of falx cerebri was detected during the CT scan.
Enhancing soft tissue was seen at the posterior wall of the frontal sinus, and it extended along the planum sphenoidale and through the fovea ethmoidalis; intracranial extension was seen along the dura at the anterior cranial fossa and the anterior aspect of the interhemispheric falx (figure 4).
It was once thought that armguards (manicae) were very rare and only employed under special circumstances, such as Trajan's wars in Dacia where they were used to counter the deadly scythe-like falx (Richmond 1982: 49-50).
They are associated with aging and can be seen in the basal ganglia, pineal gland, falx, tentorium, arachnoid granulations, choroid plexus and the cerebellum.
Previously described locations include the hemisphere convexities and adjacent to the falx.
Other common abnormalities include ectopic calcifications of the falx cerebri, tentorium cerebelli, and diaphragma sellae, and rib abnormalities, such as bifid, fused, or hypoplastic ribs.