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fissure of Rolando

[roh-lan-doh, -lahn-]
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noun
  1. central sulcus.
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Origin of fissure of Rolando

named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist
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British Dictionary definitions for fissure of rolando

fissure of Rolando

noun
  1. another name for central sulcus
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Word Origin

C19: named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist
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fissure of rolando in Medicine

fissure of Rolando

n.
  1. A double S-shaped fissure that extends obliquely upward and backward on the lateral surface of each cerebral hemisphere of the brain and located at the boundary between the frontal and parietal lobes.central sulcus
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