Definition of Sylvian fissure

1. Noun. The deepest and most prominent of the cortical fissures; separates the frontal lobes and temporal lobes in both hemispheres.

Exact synonyms: Fissure Of Sylvius, Lateral Cerebral Sulcus, Sulcus Lateralis Cerebri
Generic synonyms: Sulcus
Group relationships: Cerebrum



Definition of Sylvian fissure

1. Noun. (anatomy) The lateral sulcus of the brain ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sylvian Fissure

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Sydwell
Syeda
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Syktyvkar
Sylhet District
Sylhet Division
Sylheti
Sylvanus
Sylvester
Sylvia
Sylvia Plath
Sylvia communis
Sylvia curruca
Sylvian aqueduct
Sylvian fissure (current term)
Sylviidae
Sylviinae
Sylvilagus
Sylvilagus aquaticus
Sylvilagus floridanus
Sylvilagus palustris
Symbion pandora
Symbionese
Symonds
Symone
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Symphalangus
Symphalangus syndactylus
Symphoricarpos

Literary usage of Sylvian fissure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"To these must be added (1) the central lobe, or island of Reil, which is situated deeply in the Sylvian fissure, and (2) the olfactory lobe, which is found ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"9. r) which extends on the outer face of the hemisphere from the longitudinal fissure obliquely downward ana forward towards the Sylvian fissure. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Passing obliquely on the outer face of the hemisphere from before, upwards and backwards, is the well- marked Sylvian fissure, which is the first to appear ..."

4. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1891)
"THE Sylvian fissure AND THE ISLAND OF REIL IN THE PRIMATE BRAIN. ... These four opercula are separated from each other by the limbs of the Sylvian fissure. ..."

5. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Edward Albert Sharpey-Schäfer, George Dancer Thane, Johnson Symington (1893)
"The convolution bounding the Sylvian fissure below is also spoken of as the temporal operculum. so that four opercula are thus enumerated. ..."

6. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"... which has carried it backward over the cerebellum, and augmented the outward and downward extension of the part behind the sylvian fissure, ..."

7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"To these must be added (1) the central lobe, or island of Reil, which is situated deeply in the Sylvian fissure, and (2) the olfactory lobe, which is found ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"9. r) which extends on the outer face of the hemisphere from the longitudinal fissure obliquely downward ana forward towards the Sylvian fissure. ..."

9. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Passing obliquely on the outer face of the hemisphere from before, upwards and backwards, is the well- marked Sylvian fissure, which is the first to appear ..."

10. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1891)
"THE Sylvian fissure AND THE ISLAND OF REIL IN THE PRIMATE BRAIN. ... These four opercula are separated from each other by the limbs of the Sylvian fissure. ..."

11. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Edward Albert Sharpey-Schäfer, George Dancer Thane, Johnson Symington (1893)
"The convolution bounding the Sylvian fissure below is also spoken of as the temporal operculum. so that four opercula are thus enumerated. ..."

12. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"... which has carried it backward over the cerebellum, and augmented the outward and downward extension of the part behind the sylvian fissure, ..."

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