The central sulcus is a sulcus, or fold, in the cerebral cortex in the brains of vertebrates. Also called the central fissure, it was originally called the fissure of ...
sulcus [sul´kus] (L.) a groove or furrow; used in anatomic nomenclature to designate a linear depression, especially one of the cerebral sulci. basilar sulcus a ...
noun 1. a deep cleft in each hemisphere of the brain separating the frontal lobe from the parietal lobe
: the sulcus separating the frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex from the parietal lobe—called also fissure of Rolando, Rolandic fissure
Central sulcus Definition. It is a furrow or deep groove in the brain. It is said to have a ‘map’ of the body on each side that matches the other side.
Brain Structure & Function Structure Function Central sulcus Separates frontal from parietal lobe Cerebellum Regulation and coordination of movement,
The central sulcus (of Rolando) is a very important landmark in both anatomical and functional neuroanatomy.Gross anatomyThe central sulcus separates the frontal lobe ...
The postcentral sulcus of the parietal lobe lies parallel to, and behind, the central sulcus in the human brain. (A sulcus is one of the prominent grooves on the ...
CENTRAL SULCUS, next generation brain maps and brain atlases
central sulcus n (Anatomy) a deep cleft in each hemisphere of the brain separating the frontal lobe from the parietal lobe ThesaurusAntonymsRelated ...