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val·lec·u·la

 (vă-lĕk′yə-lə, və-)
n. pl. val·lec·u·lae (-lē′)
An anatomical depression or crevice, as between the hemispheres of the brain.

[Late Latin, diminutive of Latin vallēs, valley.]

val·lec′u·lar, val·lec′u·late (-lĭt, -lāt′) adj.
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vallecula

(vəˈlɛkjʊlə)
n, pl -lae (-ˌliː)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy any of various natural depressions or crevices, such as certain fissures of the brain
2. (Botany) botany a small groove or furrow in a plant stem or fruit
[C19: from Late Latin: little valley, from Latin vallis valley]
valˈlecular, valˈleculate adj
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val•lec•u•la

(vəˈlɛk yə lə)

n., pl. -lae (-ˌli)
a groove or indentation in a plant or animal part.
[1855–60; < Late Latin, = Latin valle(s) valley + -cula -cule1]
val•lec′u•lar, val•lec′u•late` (-ˌleɪt, -lɪt) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vallecula - (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
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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Translations

val·lec·u·la

n. valécula, depresión, surco o fisura esp. en referencia a estructuras anatómicas.
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vallecula

n vallécula
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