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Ecker's fissure

Synonyms

Petro-occipital fissure, transverse occipital sulcus.

Related people

A vertical sulcus in back of the gyrus angularis.

Description

"A vertical sulcus in back of the gyrus angularis, which may help to form the anterior boundary of the occipital lobe or may lie within it" (Dorland's).

We thank Joseph Constantin, France, for information submitted.

Bibliography

  • A. Ecker:
    Die Hirnwindungen des Menschen nach eigenen Untersuchungen, insbesondere über die Entwicklung derselben beim Fötus und mit Rücksicht auf das Bedürfniss der Ärzte dargestellt.
    Braunschweig, 1869; 2nd edition, 1883.

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