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frontal sulcus in Medicine

frontal sulcus n.

  1. A sagittal fissure on the outer surface of each frontal lobe of the cerebrum, demarcating the middle from the inferior frontal gyrus; inferior frontal sulcus.

  2. A sagittal fissure dividing the middle frontal gyrus into an upper and lower part; middle frontal sulcus.

  3. A sagittal fissure on the superior surface of each frontal lobe of the cerebrum, forming the lateral boundary of the superior frontal gyrus; superior frontal sulcus.

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