noun, plural fal·ces [fal-seez, fawl-]. /ˈfæl siz, ˈfɔl-/. Anatomy.
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Origin of falx
OTHER WORDS FROM falxfal·cial [fal-shuhl, fawl-], /ˈfæl ʃəl, ˈfɔl-/, adjective
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From this septum is formed the falx cerebri and other parts.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
It is divided into two hemispheres by the falx cerebri, a partition which follows the middle line of the skull.How to Become Rich|William Windsor
It seems possibly to be the Latinized form of the Teutonic Falk, though falx is commonly accounted its root.
Into this cleft dips a portion of the dura mater, called the falx cer´e-bri, from its resembling a sickle.
Qu (trabes) aut adunco prfigitur ferro, et falx vocatur ab eo quod incurva est, ut de muro extrahat lapides.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.