central sulcus


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central sulcus

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(Anatomy) a deep cleft in each hemisphere of the brain separating the frontal lobe from the parietal lobe
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Noun1.central sulcus - a brain fissure extending upward on the lateral surface of both hemispheres; separates the frontal and parietal lobes
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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The report said "study results confirmed a narrowing of the brain's central sulcus, a groove in the cortex near the top of the brain that separates the parietal and frontal lobes, in 94 percent of the astronauts who participated in long-duration flights and 18.
Central Arteries (CA): The artery extends out and exits from the central portion of the operculum then passing inside the central sulcus.
1- Central Sulcus; 2- pars opercularis; 3- Short gyrus of insula; 4- Central Sulcus of Insula; 5- Long Gyrus of Insula; 6- Middle temporal gyrus (Thomas Frigeri).
The smaller of the tumors was also located in the left frontal region near the central sulcus and was about 4.

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