anteromedian groove -->
anterior median fissure of medulla oblongata
medical dictionary

<anatomy> 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.

Synonyms: fissura mediana anterior medullae oblongatae, anteromedian groove.

(05 Mar 2000)