Meaning of FLOCCULUS in English

[ 'flɒkjʊləs ]

■ noun ( plural flocculi -lʌɪ , -li: )

1》 Anatomy a small egg-shaped lobe on the underside of the cerebellum.

2》 Astronomy a small cloudy wisp on the surface of the sun.

3》 a floccule.


C18: mod. L., dimin. of L. floccus (see floccus ).

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