dentate fissure

dentate fissure
noun or dentate sulcus
: a fissure of the mesial surface of each cerebral hemisphere extending from behind the posterior end of the corpus callosum forward and downward to the recurved part of the hippocampal convolution — called also hippocampal fissure

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • dentate fissure — sulcus hippocampalis …   Medical dictionary

  • dentate sulcus — noun see dentate fissure …   Useful english dictionary

  • dentate gyrus — n a narrow strip of cortex associated with the hippocampal sulcus that continues forward to the uncus * * * gyrus dentatus [TA] a serrated strip of gray matter under the medial border of the hippocampus and in its depths; it is an archaeocortex… …   Medical dictionary

  • Dentate nucleus — This article is about the dentate nucleus. For other dentate, see Dentate. Brain: Dentate nucleus Sagittal section through right cerebellar hemisphere. The right olive has also been cut sagitally. (Dentate nucleus labeled at top.) Latin nucleus… …   Wikipedia

  • Dentate gyrus — Brain: Dentate gyrus Diagram of hippocampal regions. DG: Dentate gyrus …   Wikipedia

  • Fissure — A cleft or groove. A fissure can be normal or abnormal. A fissure in the cerebral cortex is a normal feature. It is a deep fold that involves the entire thickness of the brain wall. A fissure in the anus is distinctly abnormal. It is a painful… …   Medical dictionary

  • hippocampal fissure — noun : dentate fissure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Medial longitudinal fissure — Brain: Medial longitudinal fissure Great longitudinal fissure visible running left to right. longitudinal fissure shown in red (animation) Latin …   Wikipedia

  • Collateral fissure — Brain: Collateral fissure Coronal section through posterior cornua of lateral ventricle. (Collateral fissure labeled at bottom center.) …   Wikipedia

  • Sulcus — From the Latin for a groove, furrow, or trench. In medicine, there are many sulci (plural of sulcus) as, for example, the superior pulmonary sulcus. * * * 1. [TA] One of the grooves or furrows on the surface of the brain, bounding the several… …   Medical dictionary

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