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  • n. Plural form of sulcus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of sulcus.


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  • Thanks for the great article Annie. sulci permalink

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  • Like you Annie – my pet hate is names which are totally unpronounceable. sulci permalink

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  • I may need to go read it again, though looking at his words you posted above, it's obvious his words left a few new sulci in my cortex.

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  • The eruptions come from areas called “sulci”; these are also referred to “tiger stripes” due to their appearance.

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  • And it is most remarkable that, as soon as all the principal sulci appear, the pattern according to which they are arranged is identical with that of the corresponding sulci of man.


  • There are certain things, like some of the burn victims I have worked with, that work their way into your deepest sulci and sit there.

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  • The sulci terrain features are on the trailing hemisphere of Enceladus, leading to the suggestion that they have been protected from bombardment by the bulk of the moon as it encountered debris in its synchronous orbit.

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  • There are six types of terrain ranging from heavily cratered plains to craterless grooved terrain that is similar to the sulci of Ganymede.

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  • I have to admit that seeing the intermammary sulci like that signaled to me a resemblance to the gluteal sulcus or the natal cleft which left me thinking of thoughts of reproduction.

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  • I saw a lot of shoulder too and even some intermammary sulci.

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