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Sylvian fissure

[ sil-vee-uhn ]
/ ˈsɪl vi ən /
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noun Anatomy.

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Origin of Sylvian fissure

1870–75; named after Sylvius, Latinized form of Jacques Dubois (died 1555), French anatomist; see -an
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sylvian fissure

n.

Variant offissure of Sylvius
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