collateral sulcus

n.

A long, deep sagittal fissure on the undersurface of the temporal lobe of the brain, marking the border between the fusiform gyrus on its lateral side and the hippocampal and lingual gyri on its medial side.collateral fissure

Nearby words

  1. collateral damage,
  2. collateral fissure,
  3. collateral hyperemia,
  4. collateral inheritance,
  5. collateral ligament,
  6. collateral vessel,
  7. collateralize,
  8. collateralized debt obligation,
  9. collation,
  10. collative


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