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posterior median sulcus of medulla oblongata


Definition: the longitudinal groove marking the posterior midline of the medulla oblongata; continuous below with the posterior median sulcus of the spinal cord.

Synonym(s): sulcus medianus posterior medullae oblongataeTA, dorsal median sulcus, posterior median fissure of the medulla oblongata

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