from The Century Dictionary.
- Of the nature of or resembling a flocculus; specifically, in anatomy, of or pertaining to the flocculus of the cerebellum: as, the floccular fossa (that fossa in which the flocculus is lodged).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the flocculus.
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- adjective anatomy Of or pertaining to the
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The groove produced by the bending over of the rhombic lip is here known as the floccular fissure; when the two lateral walls fuse, the right and left floccular fissures join in the middle line and their central part becomes the post-nodular fissure.
The fissures of the cerebellum appear first in the vermis and floccular region, and traces of them are found during the third month; the fissures on the cerebellar hemispheres do not appear until the fifth month.
a conspicuous spot, suggested the recent occurrence of an explosion, the far-reaching effects of which might be traced in the confused floccular luminosity of a vast surrounding region.