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Medial longitudinal fissure



Brain: Medial longitudinal fissure
Medial longitudinal fissure visible running left to right.
Latin fissura cerebri longitudinalis
Gray's subject #189 818
NeuroNames hier-16

The medial 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.

Additional recommended knowledge

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

 
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