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fissure of Rolando

[ roh-lan-doh, -lahn- ]
/ roʊˈlæn doʊ, -ˈlɑn- /
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noun
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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
/ (rəʊˈlændəʊ) /

noun
another name for central sulcus

Word Origin for fissure of Rolando

C19: named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist
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Medical definitions for fissure of Rolando

fissure of Rolando

n.
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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