longitudinal fissure of cerebrum n.
A deep cleft separating the two hemispheres of the cerebrum, but bridged by the corpus callosum and the hippocampal commissure.
- Longitudinal fracture
longitudinal fracture n. A fracture that follows the long axis of the bone.
noun, Naval Architecture. 1. . noun, Naval Architecture. 1. a system for framing steel vessels in which light, closely spaced, longitudinal frames are connected by heavy, widely spaced transverse frames with deep webs.
- Longitudinal lie
longitudinal lie n. An anatomical relationship in which the long axis of the fetus is longitudinal and roughly parallel to the long axis of the mother.
- Longitudinal ligament
longitudinal ligament n. Either of two extensive fibrous bands, anterior and posterior, that connect the bodies of the vertebrae by attachment to the intervertebral disks.