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- n. The passage between the iter and optocoele in the brain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The passage between the iter and optocœle in the brain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The orifice by which each paraqueduct or optic ventricle of the brain communicates with the aqueduct of Sylvius.
- n. A perforation in the capsule membrane of a radiolarian.
New Latin, from Ancient Greek an entrance. (Wiktionary)
Bruzeau points out that in the background of Saunière’s altar piece there is an arch and column: in Celtic the first is pyla, in Latin the second is pila—phonetically pointing to the area of Le Pilat.