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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fissure of Syl·vi·us /-ˈsɪlvɪəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fis·sure n.  A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock.
 Cerebral fissures Anat., the furrows or clefts by which the surface of the cerebrum is divided; esp., the furrows first formed by the infolding of the whole wall of the cerebrum.
 Fissure needle Surg., a spiral needle for catching together the gaping lips of wounds. --Knight.
 Fissure of rolando Anat., the furrow separating the frontal from the parietal lobe in the cerebrum.
 Fissure of Sylvius Anat., a deep cerebral fissure separating the frontal from the temporal lobe. See Illust. under Brain.
 Fissure vein Mining, a crack in the earth's surface filled with mineral matter. --Raymond.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fissure of Sylvius
      n : the deepest and most prominent of the cortical fissures;
          separates the frontal lobes and temporal lobes in both
          hemispheres [syn: Sylvian fissure, lateral cerebral
          sulcus, sulcus lateralis cerebri]