Cerebral Hemispheres 2

NEUROSCIENTIFICALLY CHALLENGED

NEUROSCIENCE MADE SIMPLER

Central sulcus

also called the central fissure, the central sulcus is a prominent sulcus that runs down the middle of the lateral surface of the brain, separating the frontal lobe from the parietal lobe.

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2-Minute Neuroscience: Lobes and Landmarks of the Brain Surface

Central sulcus (in red).

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