Medical Definition of Collateral sulcus

1. A long, deep sagittal fissure on the undersurface of the temporal lobe, marking the border between the fusiform gyrus laterally and the hippocampal and lingual gyri medially; the great depth of the collateral sulcus results in a bulging of the floor of the occipital and temporal horn of the lateral ventricle, the collateral eminence. Synonym: sulcus collateralis, sulcus occipitotemporalis, collateral fissure, fissura collateralis, occipitotemporal sulcus. (05 Mar 2000)



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