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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

falx

, pl.

fal·ces

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

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

, pl. falces (fawlks, fal'sēz) [TA]
A sickle-shaped structure.
[L. sickle]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005