Definition of Fissure of sylvius

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

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fissure Of Sylvius

fissura transversa cerebelli
fissura transversa cerebri
fissura tympanomastoidea
fissura tympanosquamosa
fissurae cerebelli
fissural cyst
fissure bur
fissure caries
fissure for ligamentum teres
fissure in ano
fissure of Rolando
fissure of Sylvius
fissure of ligamentum venosum
fissure of round ligament of liver
fissure of venous ligament
fissure sealant
fissure sign
fissured fracture
fissures of liver

Literary usage of Fissure of sylvius

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The portion in front of the fissure of Rolando is the frontal lobe ; that behind the fissure of Rolando and above the fissure of Sylvius is the parietal ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The superior of these runs parallel to the horizontal limb of the fissure of Sylvius. It is named the superior or first temporal or parallel sulcus, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1882)
"It was found in the anterior and inferior angle of the left middle lobe of the cerebrum in near proximity to the fissure of Sylvius. The cavity in which it ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1890)
"To find the fissure of Sylvius.—Draw a vertical line from the ... The junction of the two lines will be at the beginning of the fissure of Sylvius. ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1886)
"The short fissure of Sylvius, about three inches in length, passes upward, turns sharply at nearly a right angle, and passes almost directly backward. ..."

6. Hand-book of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton, William Senhouse Kirkes (1901)
"fissure of Sylvius : R, fissure of Rolando; EP, ... The temporal or temporo-sphenoidal lobe ; below the fissure of Sylvius. 5. ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"In all the lesions on the border of the fissure of Sylvius anterior to the fissure of Rolando, most of the degeneration was found in the ascending frontal ..."

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