fissure of Rolando


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fissure of Rolando

(rəʊˈlændəʊ)
n
(Anatomy) another name for central sulcus
[C19: named after L. Rolando (died 1831), Italian anatomist]
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Noun1.fissure of Rolando - 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 sensory strips in the fissure of Rolando are like a trick mirror.