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vallecula

(noun) Any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part.

Synonyms: groove

Usage: The medical students studied the diagram depicting the vallecula between the hemispheres of the brain.
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What would happen if the vallecula in the brain became obstructed by some sort of unnatural clotting?

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As far as I know that would cause a hemorrhage :(
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Vallecula of the brain if blocked can lead to progressive loss of consciousness and possibly stroke
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The word sounds Latin.
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Noun 1. vallecula - (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
≡groove

↔body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

↔costal groove - groove between the ribs where the nerves and blood vessels are

↔fissure - (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes

↔anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals


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