pacchionian depression

n.

Any of various small pits on the inner surface of the skull along the sagittal sinus that contain arachnoid granulations.

Nearby words

  1. palatal papillomatosis,
  2. palatal process,
  3. palatal reflex,
  4. palatalize,
  5. palatalized,
  6. palatial,
  7. palatinate,
  8. palatine,
  9. palatine artery,
  10. palatine bone


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