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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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Falx calcification is observed in 65% of patients and this calcification is not found in early childhood (3).
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine: Basic elements of a standard second-trimester fetal anatomy scan * Focus Structures Head, face, neck Cerebellum Choroid plexus Cisterna magna Lateral cerebral ventricles Midline falx Cavum septi pellucidi Upper lip Nuchal fold** Chest 4-chamber view Outflow tracts, if feasible Abdomen Stomach: presence, size, and situs Kidneys Bladder Umbilical cord insertion site (into fetal abdomen) Umbilical cord vessel number Spine Cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral Extremities Legs and arms: presence or absence Sex * A more detailed fetal anatomic examination may be indicated if an abnormality is found on the standard examination.
The larger lesion is found in the anterior falx cerebri while the smaller lesion is seen in the left high parietal lobe.
Isolated meningeal chloroma (granulocytic sarcoma) in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia mimicking a falx meningioma.
Platycleis (Platycleis) falx laticauda Brunnervon Wattenwyl, 1882
Factors that could contribute to an anterior susceptibility to strain forces in humans include the relatively large mass of the human frontal lobes and the fact that the anterior human brain is less constrained in its movement inside the skull than is the posterior brain, which is embraced by the falx and the tentorium.
From Latin Falx (= sickle) referring to the shape of the paramere.
Origen incierto; talvez esta palabra esta relacionada con falx, falcis, hoz, en cuyo caso, etimologicamente, falco, -onis signifique "el de dedos o pies torcidos", a semejanza de las aves de rapina.
Our subsequent studies of unembalmed cadavers went on to reveal fascia [tissues] hanging from the free border of the falx cerebri [the projection, of the dura mater--the fibrous membrane forming the outermost covering of the brain and spinal cord--separating the hemispheres of the cerebrum--the largest portion of the brain].
2] Shearing also can occur at areas of restricted movement in the brain, including the falx and the parasagittal and fronto-orbitotemporal surfaces, causing cortical contusions.
In lateral position, the right hemisphere drops through the gravity and the left is hanged by the middle sagittal falx (Figure 4).
Multiple discrete, well defined, varying sizes of rounded and semilunar shaped with broad dural based hyperdense solid masses with homogenous intense contrast enhancement lying over the right cerebellar hemispheric convexity and along the posterior border of petrous bones bilaterally as well as in the interhemispheric fissure attaching falx cerebri with mass effect (Fig.