Medical Definition of Lateral fossa of brain

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 Fossa Of Brain

lateral diffusion
lateral direct veins
lateral dorsal cutaneous nerve
lateral epicondylar crest
lateral epicondylar ridge
lateral epicondyle
lateral epicondyle of femur
lateral epicondyle of humerus
lateral epicondylitis
lateral excursion
lateral femoral circumflex artery
lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
lateral femoral tuberosity
lateral fillet
lateral folds
lateral fossa of brain (current term)
lateral frontobasal artery
lateral funiculus
lateral funiculus of spinal cord
lateral gene transfer
lateral geniculate body
lateral geniculate nucleus
lateral ginglymus
lateral glossoepiglottic fold
lateral great muscle
lateral ground bundle
lateral group of axillary lymph nodes
lateral hermaphroditism
lateral horn

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