Horizontal fissure of cerebellum

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Brain: Horizontal fissure of cerebellum
Upper surface of the cerebellum.
Sagittal section of the cerebellum, near the junction of the vermis with the hemisphere.
Latin fissura (or sulcus) horizontalis (cerebelli)
Gray's p.789
NeuroNames hier-658
NeuroLex ID nlx_anat_20081255

The largest and deepest fissure in the cerebellum is named the horizontal sulcus (or horizontal fissure).

It commences in front of the pons, and passes horizontally around the free margin of the hemisphere to the middle line behind, and divides the cerebellum into an upper and a lower portion.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.