Medial longitudinal fissure

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

The medial longitudinal fissure (or 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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