Primary fissure of cerebellum

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Primary fissure of cerebellum
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Upper surface of the cerebellum. (Preclival fissure labeled at upper right.)
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Schematic representation of the major anatomical subdivisions of the cerebellum. Superior view of an "unrolled" cerebellum, placing the vermis in one plane.
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Latin fissura prima
Identifiers
Gray's p.789
NeuroNames hier-645
TA A14.1.07.119
FMA 83729
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.

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