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lateral fissure

[ lat-er-uhl fish-er ]
/ ˈlæt ər əl ˈfɪʃ ər /
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noun Anatomy.
the fissure separating the frontal, temporal, and parietal lobes of the cerebrum.
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Also called lat·er·al sul·cus [lat-er-uhl suhl-kuhs], /ˈlæt ər əl ˈsʌl kəs/, Sylvian fissure, fissure of Sylvius.

Origin of lateral fissure

First recorded 1800–05
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