Medical Definition of Lateral cerebral fossa

1. The deep depression of the basal surface of the forebrain that corresponds in position to the anterior perforated substance. Bounded medially by the optic tract and rostrally by the orbital surface of the frontal lobe, it extends laterally around the overhanging pole of the temporal lobe into the Sylvian fissure (sulcus lateralis). Synonym: fossa lateralis cerebri, fossa of Sylvius, lateral fossa of brain, vallecula sylvii. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lateral Cerebral Fossa

lateral border of foot
lateral border of forearm
lateral border of humerus
lateral border of kidney
lateral border of nail
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lateral branches
lateral calcaneal branches of sural nerve
lateral canal
lateral canthus
lateral cartilage
lateral cartilage of nose
lateral cartilaginous layer
lateral central palmar space
lateral cerebral fissure
lateral cerebral fossa (current term)
lateral cerebral sulcus
lateral cervical nuclei
lateral circumflex artery of thigh
lateral circumflex femoral artery
lateral circumflex femoral veins
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lateral collateral ligament of ankle
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lateral column of spinal cord
lateral condylar inclination
lateral condyle of femur
lateral condyle of tibia
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