Definition of vallecular in English:

vallecular

adjective

Botany Anatomy
  • See vallecula

    • ‘Between the anterior surface of the epiglottis and the posterior surface of the tongue are the vallecular fossae separated by a glossoepiglottic fold.’
    • ‘She was noted to have a left-sided vallecular cyst.’
    • ‘The gross impression was of laryngeal vallecular cyst of saccular type.’
    • ‘The vallecular cyst had a narrow base.’
    • ‘External to the vascular bundles is another set of canals, the vallecular canals or cortical canals.’

Pronunciation

vallecular

/-lər/