Primary fissure of cerebellum
|Primary fissure of cerebellum|
Upper surface of the cerebellum. (Preclival fissure coloured in red.)
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
The monticulus of the cerebellum is divided by the primary fissure (or preclival fissure) into an anterior, raised part, the culmen or summit, and a posterior sloped part, the clivus; the quadrangular lobule is similarly divided.
Dissection video (1 min 20 s). Demonstrating the three cerebellar lobes. "V-shaped fissure" is the primary fissure.
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