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fissure of sylvius


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a deep cerebral fissure separating the frontal from the temporal lobe. See Illust. under Brain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the deepest and most prominent of the cortical fissures; separates the frontal lobes and temporal lobes in both hemispheres


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