Medial longitudinal fissure

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Medial longitudinal fissure
Human brain longitudinal fissure.png
The human brain as viewed from above. Great longitudinal fissure visible in red, running top to bottom.
Longitudinal fissure of cerebrum.gif
longitudinal fissure shown in red (animation)
Details
Latin fissura longitudinalis cerebri, fissura cerebri longitudinalis
Identifiers
Gray's p.818
NeuroNames hier-16
NeuroLex ID Longitudinal fissure
TA A14.1.09.007
FMA FMA:83727
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The great longitudinal fissure (or longitudinal cerebral fissure, or longitudinal fissure, or interhemispheric fissure) is the deep groove that 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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