falx cerebri


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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·bri

[TA]
the scythe-shaped fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure between the two cerebral hemispheres; it is attached anteriorly to the crista galli of the ethmoid bone and caudally to the upper surface of the tentorium.
Synonym(s): cerebral falx

falx cerebri

falx ce·re·bri

(fawlks serĕ-brī) [TA]
The sickle-shaped fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure between the two cerebral hemispheres; it is attached anteriorly to the crista galli of the ethmoid bone and caudally to the upper surface of the tentorium.

falx ce·re·bri

(fawlks serĕ-brī) [TA]
Scythe-shaped fold of dura mater in longitudinal fissure between two cerebral hemispheres; is attached anteriorly to crista galli of ethmoid bone and caudally to upper surface of tentorium.
Synonym(s): cerebral falx.

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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The brain of affected patients commonly lacks a falx cerebri, an interhemispheric fissure and a corpus callosum.
Traumatic aneurysms (approximately 1% of intracranial aneurysms) are often distal and most often result from penetrating trauma, adjacent fractures, or impact of the vessel with the falx cerebri or tentorium cerebelli (Figure 3).
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.