|Brain: Central sulcus|
Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere
showing central sulcus in red
|Latin||sulcus centralis cerebri|
The central sulcus is a fold in the cerebral cortex in the brains of vertebrates. Also called the central fissure, it was originally called the fissure of Rolando or the Rolandic fissure, after Luigi Rolando. It is sometimes confused with the medial longitudinal fissure.
Drawing to illustrate the relations of the brain to the skull. Central sulcus separates the parietal lobe (yellow) and the frontal lobe (blue).
Medial surface of right cerebral hemisphere. Central sulcus labeled on top center, in red.
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