the nearest point on the skull to the lateral (sylvian) fissure, about 30 mm behind the zygomatic process of the frontal bone.
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Sylvius,Franciscus, Dutch physician, 1614-1672.
aqueduct of Sylvius
fossa of Sylvius
sylvian fissure - Synonym(s): lateral cerebral sulcus
sylvian valve - Synonym(s): valve of inferior vena cava
sylvian ventricle - Synonym(s): cavity of septum pellucidum
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