Falx
Falx Falx, n. [L., a sickle.] (Anat.) A curved fold or process of the dura mater or the peritoneum; esp., one of the partitionlike folds of the dura mater which extend into the great fissures of the brain. [1913 Webster]

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  • Falx — Angaben Waffenart: Schwert Verwendung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • FALX — apud Pap. Stat. Achill. l. 2. v. 419. falcemqueve Getes arcumqueve Gelonus: Claud. de Laud. Stilic. l. I. v. 110. non falce Gelonus, Non arcu pepulêre Getae, non Sarmata conto: falcatum ensem notat, qualem recentiores sibynam, sive acinacem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • falx — término latino que significa hoz. Se emplean los términos falx cerebelli y falx cerebri para describir la hoz del cerebelo y del cerebro, respectivamente Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • Falx — (lat.), 1) Sichel; 2) (Ant.), s. Falces. F. cerĕbri, F. cerebelli (Anat.), s. Gehirnhäute …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Falx — (lat.; Mehrzahl Falces), Sichel, sichelförmiges Werkzeug (z. B. F. muralis, Stange mit sichelförmig gebogenem eisernen Ende, von den Römern bei Belagerungen zum Niederreißen von Mauern, Dämmen u. dgl. angewendet). F. cerebelli oder cerebri, s.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • falx — cerebri; n.; pl. falces a sickle shaped fold of the dura mater that dips inwards from the skull in the midline, between the cerebral hemispheres …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Falx — For other uses, see Falx (disambiguation). The Roman monument commemorating the Battle of Adamclisi clearly shows Dacian warriors wielding a two handed falx. Falx is a Latin word originally meaning sickle, but was later used to mean any of a… …   Wikipedia

  • falx — A sickle shaped structure. [L. sickle] f. aponeurotica SYN: inguinal f.. cerebellar f. f. cerebelli. f. cerebelli [TA] a short process of dura mater projecting forward from the internal occipital crest below the tentorium; it occupies the …   Medical dictionary

  • Falx — Fạlx [aus lat. falx, Gen.: falcis = Sichel] w; , Fạlces: Sichel, sichelförmige Bindegewebsplatte (Anat.). Fạlx cerebẹlli: “Kleinhirnsichel“, sichelförmige Fortsetzung der harten Hirnhaut. Fạlx ce̱re|bri: “Großhirnsichel“, sichelförmige… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • falx — falcial /fal sheuhl, fawl /, adj. /falks, fawlks/, n., pl. falces /fal seez, fawl /. Anat. a structure shaped like a sickle, as a fold of dura mater separating the cerebral hemispheres. [1700 10; < NL, L: sickle] * * * …   Universalium

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