lateral cerebral sulcus

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Noun1.lateral cerebral sulcus - the deepest and most prominent of the cortical fissures; separates the frontal lobes and temporal lobes in both hemispheres
sulcus - (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain
cerebrum - anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
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Auguste Francois Chomel, a French pathologist, John Hunter, a Scottish surgeon, Hieronymus David Gaubius, a German physician and chemist, and Franciscus Sylvius, a Dutch chemist, physiologist and anatomist, all described Parkinson's-type signs and symptoms during the 17th and 18th centuries.
In 1650, the Dutch doctor Franciscus Sylvius created a Dutch gin, which was to be used as a diuretic medicine, but it began being used by English soldiers who believed it warmed the body and calmed them before battle.