Transverse cerebral fissure

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Transverse cerebral fissure – Fissura transversa cerebri

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Transverse cerebral fissure



Transverse cerebral fissure is a fissure between the corpus callosum and the fornix above the thalamus and the roof of the third ventricle below.


MRI Axial image Transverse cerebral fissure

MRI Coronal image Transverse cerebral fissure

MRI Sagittal image Transverse cerebral fissure

MRI 3D image Transverse cerebral fissure

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cerebral fissures

  • Lateral view of the right cerebral hemisphere of the human brain, shown in situ within the skull. A number of convolutions (called gyri) and fissures (called sulci) in the surface define four lobes—the parietal, frontal, temporal, and occipital—that contain major functional areas of the brain.

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    …parietal and occipital lobes; the transverse fissure, which divides the cerebrum from the cerebellum; and the longitudinal fissure, which divides the cerebrum into two hemispheres.

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