Sylvian fissure

Sylvian fissure

[sil-vee-uhn]
noun Anatomy.

Origin:
1870–75; named after Sylvius, Latinized form of Jacques Dubois (died 1555), French anatomist; see -an

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sylvian fissure n.
Variant of fissure of Sylvius.

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