lateral fissure

lateral fissure
the fissure separating the frontal, temporal, and parietal lobes of the cerebrum. Also called fissure of Sylvius, Sylvian fissure.

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  • fissure of Syl|vi|us — «SIHL vee uhs», the largest and deepest groove of each hemisphere of the brain, separating the frontal and parietal lobes from the temporal lobe; lateral fissure. ╂[< Franciscus Sylvius, 1614 1672, a German anatomist] …   Useful english dictionary

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