central sulcus

central sulcus
central sulcus n the sulcus separating the frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex from the parietal lobe called also fissure of Rolando, Rolandic fissure

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  • Central sulcus — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = sulcus centralis GraySubject = 189 GrayPage = 819 Caption = Central sulcus of the human brain. Caption2 = Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side. IsPartOf = Components = Artery =… …   Wikipedia

  • central sulcus — noun a brain fissure extending upward on the lateral surface of both hemispheres; separates the frontal and parietal lobes • Syn: ↑fissure of Rolando, ↑Rolando s fissure, ↑sulcus centralis • Hypernyms: ↑sulcus • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • central sulcus — Anat. the sulcus separating the frontal and parietal lobes of the cerebrum. Also called fissure of Rolando. * * * …   Universalium

  • central sulcus — noun A fissure in the cerebral cortex of primates; it separates the parietal lobe from the frontal lobe Syn: Rolandic fissure …   Wiktionary

  • central sulcus of cerebrum — s. centralis cerebri …   Medical dictionary

  • central sulcus of insula — s. centralis insulae …   Medical dictionary

  • Sulcus (neuroanatomy) — In neuroanatomy, a sulcus (Latin: furrow , pl. sulci ) is a depression or fissure in the surface of the brain. It surrounds the gyri, creating the characteristic appearance of the brain in humans and other large mammals.Large furrows (sulci) that …   Wikipedia

  • sulcus centralis cerebri — [TA] central sulcus of cerebrum: a relatively deep, nearly vertical sulcus on the cerebral hemisphere, which separates the frontal from the parietal lobe …   Medical dictionary

  • sulcus centralis — noun a brain fissure extending upward on the lateral surface of both hemispheres; separates the frontal and parietal lobes • Syn: ↑fissure of Rolando, ↑Rolando s fissure, ↑central sulcus • Hypernyms: ↑sulcus • Part Holonyms: ↑cere …   Useful english dictionary

  • sulcus centralis insulae — [TA] central sulcus of insula: a deep, oblique furrow which divides the insula into a larger anterior and a smaller posterior part. Sulci cerebri in a lateral view of the right hemisphere …   Medical dictionary

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