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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