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fissure of Rolando

[roh-lan-doh, -lahn-] /roʊˈlæn doʊ, -ˈlɑn-/
Origin of fissure of Rolando
named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for fissure of Rolando

fissure of Rolando

another name for central sulcus
Word Origin
C19: named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist
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fissure of Rolando in Medicine

fissure of Rolando or Rolando's fissure
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. Also called central sulcus.

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