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falx


falx


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.