fissure of Rolando

fissure of Rolando

[roh-lan-doh, -lahn-]

named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist Unabridged
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fissure of Rolando (rəʊˈlændəʊ)
another name for central sulcus
[C19: named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist]

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fissure of Rolando or Rolando's fissure
A double S-shaped fissure that extends obliquely upward and backward on the lateral surface of each cerebral hemisphere of the brain and located at the boundary between the frontal and parietal lobes. Also called central sulcus.

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