Sulcation
Sulcation Sul*ca"tion, n. A channel or furrow. [1913 Webster]

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  • sulcation — sul·ca·tion (səl kaґshən) the formation of sulci; the state of being marked by sulci …   Medical dictionary

  • sulcation — sulcāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sulcus …   Useful english dictionary

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