Cingulate sulcus

Cingulate sulcus

a fissure on the mesial surface of the cerebral hemisphere, bounding the upper surface of the cingulate gyrus (callosal convolution); the anterior portion is called the pars subfrontalis; the posterior portion which curves up to the superomedial margin of the hemisphere and borders the paracentral lobule posteriorly, the pars marginalis.

Synonym: sulcus cinguli, callosomarginal fissure, callosomarginal sulcus, sulcus callosomarginalis, sulcus of cingulum.

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