from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the genus Sylvia, or family Sylviidæ; being, related to, or resembling a member of the Sylviidæ; warbler-like. See warbler, Sylviidæ, Sylvicolidæ.
- n. One of the warblers; a member of the genus Sylvia or family Sylviidæ of the Old World, or
- n. of the family Mniotiltidæ of America. See these words, and warbler.
- Relating or named from the anatomist Jacques Dubois, Latinized Sylvius (1478–1555): specifically applied in anatomy to several parts.
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I found the link about long island vs. whidbey island really interesting. also, I lost all respect for sylvian C.
Next day we buried him in the beautiful cemetery of Happy Valley, than which there are few more picturesque spots in China; 'twas surely a poetic fancy which inspired the Chinese with the term "_happy_" when naming this sylvian vale.
As Fanfulla awoke he beheld an apparition coming towards him, a figure lithe and stalwart as a sylvian god, the water shining on the ivory whiteness of his skin and glistening in his sable hair as the sunlight caught it.
But it is equally true, as Gratiolet remarks, that, in its widely open sylvian fissure, it differs from the brain of any actual marmoset.
In this, and in the fourth month, the cerebral hemispheres are smooth and rounded (with the exception of the sylvian depression), and they project backwards far beyond the cerebellum.
Platyrrhini proper, the only observation with which I am acquainted is due to Pansch, who found in the brain of a foetal Cebus Apella, in addition to the sylvian fissure and the deep calcarine fissure, only a very shallow antero-temporal fissure (scissure parallele of Gratiolet).
In the human foetus, the sylvian fissure is formed in the course of the third month of uterogestation.
Arctopithecine or marmoset-like ape; for its hemispheres, with their great posterior lobster, and with no sulci but the sylvian and the calcarine, present the characteristics found only in the group of the
If stimulations of the superior temporal region were in the depth of the sylvian fissure, and toward the insula, stimulations induced pain or automatisms such as sudden movement, staring, unresponsiveness, plucking, or chewing.
Diagnosis of ruptures sylvian fissure dermoid was made
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