Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere. (Collateral fissure labeled at bottom left.)
|Latin||sulcus collateralis, fissura collateralis|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
Behind, it lies below and lateral to the calcarine fissure, from which it is separated by the lingual gyrus; in front, it is situated between the parahippocampal gyrus and the anterior part of the fusiform gyrus.
Coronal section through posterior cornua of lateral ventricle. (Collateral fissure labeled at bottom center.)
Human brain dissection video (62 sec). Demonstrating location of collateral sulcus.
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