FISSURE

the name that is given to a groove, cleft or indentation that appears in a surface, in particular the cerebral cortex that increases the brains surface area. See sulcus.

FISSURE: "A fissure increases brain area."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FISSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fissure/ (accessed August 12, 2020).
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