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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 val·lec·u·la /væˈlɛkjələ, və-/
 谷

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 val·lec·u·la /væˈlɛkjələ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Val·lec·u·la n.; pl. Valleculae
 1. Anat. A groove; a fossa; as, the vallecula, or fossa, which separates the hemispheres of the cerebellum.
 2. Bot. One of the grooves, or hollows, between the ribs of the fruit of umbelliferous plants.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 vallecula
      n : (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or
          part [syn: groove]
      [also: valleculae (pl)]