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Sylvian fissure

[sil-vee-uh n] /ˈsɪl vi ən/
noun, Anatomy
Origin of Sylvian fissure
1870-75; named after Sylvius, Latinized form of Jacques Dubois (died 1555), French anatomist; see -an Unabridged
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sylvian-fissure in Medicine

sylvian fissure n.
Variant of fissure of Sylvius.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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