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: furrow, groove
: a shallow furrow on the surface of the brain separating adjacent convolutions
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1662, in the meaning defined above
Latin; akin to Old English sulh plow, Greek holkos furrow, helkein to pull
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: furrow, groove
: a shallow furrow on the surface of the brain separating adjacent convolutions — compare fissure sense 1c
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