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Medical Term:

middle frontal sulcus


Definition: a relatively shallow sagittal fissure of the brain dividing the middle frontal convolution into an upper and lower part; this sulcus is found only in humans and anthropoid apes; at its anterior extremity it bifurcates, the two branches spreading out laterally and constituting the frontomarginal sulcus.

Synonym(s): sulcus frontalis medius

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