Primary fissure of cerebellum

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Primary fissure of cerebellum
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Upper surface of the cerebellum. (Preclival fissure coloured in red.)
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The primary fissure demarcates the anterior lobe    and the posterior lobe   .
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Latinfissura prima
NeuroNames648
TAA14.1.07.119
FMA83729
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 in the public domain from page 789 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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