vallecula

Definitions of vallecula
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n (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part

Synonyms:
groove
Types:
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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
sulcus
(anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain
hilum, hilus
(anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ
Type of:
body part
any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

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