Medial longitudinal fissure

Medial longitudinal fissure
Brain: Medial longitudinal fissure
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Great longitudinal fissure visible running left to right.
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longitudinal fissure shown in red (animation)
Latin fissura longitudinalis cerebri, fissura cerebri longitudinalis
Gray's subject #189 818
NeuroNames hier-16
NeuroLex ID birnlex_4041

The great longitudinal fissure (or longitudinal cerebral fissure, or longitudinal fissure, or interhemispheric fissure) is the deep groove which separates the two hemispheres of the vertebrate brain.

The falx cerebri, a dural brain covering, lies within the medial longitudinal fissure.

The corpus callosum crosses the medial longitudinal fissure.

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