Glossary of Medical Terms

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The longitudinal groove in the midline of the anterior aspect of the medulla oblongata; it is the medullary equivalent of the anterior median fissure of the spinal cord and ends at the foramen caecum posterius; its caudal part is obliterated by the decussation of the pyramids. Synonym: fissura mediana anterior medullae oblongatae, anteromedian groove.
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