falx cerebelli


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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 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

falx cerebelli

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Falx cerebelli and falx cerebri

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.

falx ce·re·bel·li

(fawlks serĕ-belī) [TA]
Short process of dura mater projecting forward from internal occipital crest below tentorium.

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.