noun, plural val·lec·u·lae [vuhlek-yuh-lee] /vəˈlɛk yəˌli/. Biology.

  1. a furrow or depression.

noun plural -lae (-ˌliː)

  1. anatomy any of various natural depressions or crevices, such as certain fissures of the brain
  2. botany a small groove or furrow in a plant stem or fruit

n. pl. val•lec•u•lae (-lē′)

  1. An anatomical crevice or depression on any surface, such as the deep hollow on the inferior surface of the cerebellum, between the hemispheres, in which the medulla oblongata rests.

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