collateral sulcus

noun
variants: also collateral fissure

Medical Definition of collateral sulcus

: a sulcus of the tentorial surface of the cerebrum lying below and external to the calcarine sulcus and causing an elevation on the floor of the lateral ventricle between the hippocampi

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collateral ligament

collateral sulcus

collecting duct

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“Collateral sulcus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/collateral%20sulcus. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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