clivus

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(klī′vŭs )

(klī′vī″)
pl. clivi [L. clivus, a slope]
A surface that slopes, as of the cranial vault upon which the brainstem rests.
clival (klī′văl), adj.

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(klī′vŭs )

(klī′vī″)
pl. clivi [L. clivus, a slope]
A surface that slopes, as of the cranial vault upon which the brainstem rests.
clival (klī′văl), adj.

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