Synonyms

1. sulcus

noun. (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain.

Synonyms

  • calcarine sulcus
  • calcarine fissure
  • Rolando's fissure
  • Sylvian fissure
  • parieto-occipital fissure
  • parieto-occipital sulcus
  • central sulcus
  • fissure of Rolando
  • lateral cerebral sulcus
  • sulcus lateralis cerebri
  • sulcus centralis
  • fissure

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1. Noun, singular or mass
If necessary, you'll also place a pad in the central sulcus crevice -- that crack, above the heel, that shouldn't be there in a healthy hoof.

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