paracentral fissure

[ păr′ə-sĕntrəl ]

n.

A curved fissure on the medial surface of the cerebral hemisphere, bounding the paracentral gyrus and separating it from the precuneus and the cingulate gyrus.

Nearby words

  1. phytoalexin,
  2. phytobezoar,
  3. phytobiology,
  4. phytochemical,
  5. phytochemistry,
  6. phytocide,
  7. phytoclimate,
  8. phytocoenosis,
  9. phytodermatitis,
  10. phytoestrogen


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