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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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
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Computed tomography of the head without contrast showing a sagittal posterior fossa mass and calcification along the falx celebrity.
Our patient was diagnosed as having Gorlin-Goltz syndrome with numerous BCCs and falx cerebri calcifications, which are among the major criteria, and macrocephaly, frontal bossing, hypertelorism, and presence of medullablastoma, which are among the minor criteria.
Caption: Figure 1: (a) Noncontrast axial CT image, (b) axial diffusion weighted images, (c) axial adjusted diffusion coefficient map that shows bilateral temporal-occipital lobe abscesses (thin arrows) and empyema in the medial left occipital lobe (thick arrow), and (d) axial diffusion weighted image that shows ventriculitis in the right lateral ventricle (short thick arrow), abscess in the left parietal lobe (short thin arrow), and empyema in the posterior falx (long thin arrow) and medial left occipital lobe (long thick arrow).
The edematous range determined a mass effect over the left LV, which it compressed, and over the falx cerebri, with a 7-8 mm right-deviation.
Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a mild cortical atrophy and a small calcification of the falx. Genetic evaluation found the patient to carry the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) DQB1* 0602 genotype.
The position of the globe was in a way that the poles of the globe corresponded to the nose and the protuberantia occipitalis, the zero meridian to the mid sagittal plane along the falx, and the equator to the frontal plane perpendicular to the mid sagittal plane.
A muscle flap was placed into the foramen of Monro and sutured to the cerebral falx to chronically separate the subdural space from the cerebral ventricle [11-13].
In case bi-frontal, expansile duroplasty and sectioning of falx is needed in patient with TBI for prevention of herniation syndrome20.
Also Falx 2002 said that there are three main resource of aggression like coach, spectator and player.
Falx cerebri and Absent IH Partial Hypoplastic interhemispheric fissure.
These folds include the falx cerebri (separating the left and right cerebral hemispheres), and the tentorium, which separates the cerebral hemispheres from the cerebellum (see Box 1, p23).
Alobar holoprosencephaly is the most severe form where cerebral hemispheres are fused resulting in a single ventricular cavity with fusion of thalami, absence of corpus callosus, falx cerebri, optic tracts and olfactory bulbs14.