frontal fissure
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, the line extending from the crescent-shaped sclerite above the antennae to the border of the mouth.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Fissure — Fis sure, n. [L. fissura, fr. findere, fissum, to cleave, split; akin to E. bite: cf. F. fissure.] A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock. [1913 Webster] {Cerebral fissures} (Anat.), the furrows …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fissure needle — Fissure Fis sure, n. [L. fissura, fr. findere, fissum, to cleave, split; akin to E. bite: cf. F. fissure.] A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock. [1913 Webster] {Cerebral fissures} (Anat.), the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fissure of rolando — Fissure Fis sure, n. [L. fissura, fr. findere, fissum, to cleave, split; akin to E. bite: cf. F. fissure.] A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock. [1913 Webster] {Cerebral fissures} (Anat.), the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fissure of Sylvius — Fissure Fis sure, n. [L. fissura, fr. findere, fissum, to cleave, split; akin to E. bite: cf. F. fissure.] A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock. [1913 Webster] {Cerebral fissures} (Anat.), the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fissure vein — Fissure Fis sure, n. [L. fissura, fr. findere, fissum, to cleave, split; akin to E. bite: cf. F. fissure.] A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock. [1913 Webster] {Cerebral fissures} (Anat.), the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fissure of Rolando — fissure of Ro·lan·do rō lan (.)dō, län n CENTRAL SULCUS Rolando Luigi (1773 1831) Italian anatomist and physiologist. Rolando did his early research on the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system in humans and animals, using comparative… …   Medical dictionary

  • fissure of Ro|lan|do — «roh LAN doh», a deep groove separating the frontal and parietal lobes of each hemisphere of the brain; central fissure. ╂[< Luigi Rolando, 1773 1831, an Italian anatomist] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fissure of Syl|vi|us — «SIHL vee uhs», the largest and deepest groove of each hemisphere of the brain, separating the frontal and parietal lobes from the temporal lobe; lateral fissure. ╂[< Franciscus Sylvius, 1614 1672, a German anatomist] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fissure — In anatomy, fissure (Latin fissura , Plural fissurae ) is a groove, natural division, deep furrow, cleft, or tear in various parts of the body.AnatomyVarious types of anatomical fissure are:Brain* Fissure of Bichat : found below the corpus… …   Wikipedia

  • Frontal bone — Bone: Frontal bone Frontal bone highlighted in red Latin os frontale Gray s …   Wikipedia

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