Medical Definition of Fossa lateralis cerebri

1. The deep depression of the basal surface of the forebrain that corresponds in position to the anterior perforated substance. Bounded medially by the optic tract and rostrally by the orbital surface of the frontal lobe, it extends laterally around the overhanging pole of the temporal lobe into the Sylvian fissure (sulcus lateralis). Synonym: fossa lateralis cerebri, fossa of Sylvius, lateral fossa of brain, vallecula sylvii. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fossa Lateralis Cerebri

fossa iliaca
fossa iliacosubfascialis
fossa incisiva
fossa incudis
fossa infraclavicularis
fossa infraspinata
fossa infratemporalis
fossa inguinalis lateralis
fossa inguinalis medialis
fossa innominata
fossa intercondylaris
fossa intermesocolica transversa
fossa interpeduncularis
fossa ischiorectalis
fossa jugularis
fossa lateralis cerebri (current term)
fossa malleoli fibulae
fossa malleoli lateralis
fossa mandibularis
fossa navicularis Cruveilhier
fossa navicularis auriculae
fossa navicularis auris
fossa of Sylvius
fossa of anthelix
fossa of ductus venosus
fossa of helix
fossa of lacrimal gland
fossa of lacrimal sac

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