longitudinal fissure
Acronym: lf
The term longitudinal fissure refers to the great fissure that separates the right from the left cerebral hemisphere. Defined by dissection, it is found in the human ( Carpenter-1983 ), the macaque ( Martin-2000 ), the rat and the mouse ( NeuroNames ).

Also known as: hemispheric sulcus, interhemispheric fissure, longitudinal cerebral fissure, longitudinal sulcus, sagittal fissureNeuroNames ID : 35

Species Having or Lacking this Structure

All Names & Sources

Internal Structure

Cells Found There

Genes Expressed There

Locus in Brain Hierarchy


Models Where It Appears

Publications About It

BrainInfo                           Copyright 1991-present                          University of Washington