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fissure of Rolando

[roh-lan-doh, -lahn-] /roʊˈlæn doʊ, -ˈlɑn-/
noun
Origin
named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist
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British Dictionary definitions for fissure of Rolando

fissure of Rolando

/rəʊˈlændəʊ/
noun
1.
another name for central sulcus
Word Origin
C19: named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist
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fissure of Rolando in Medicine

fissure of Rolando or Rolando's fissure
n.
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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