a structure shaped like a sickle, as a fold of dura mater separating the cerebral hemispheres.
- fal·cial [fal-shuhl, fawl-], /ˈfæl ʃəl, ˈfɔl-/, adjective
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How to use falx in a sentence
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.A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition) | Calvin Cutter
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.