Horizontal fissure of cerebellum
The largest and deepest fissure in the cerebellum is named the horizontal fissure (or horizontal sulcus).
|Horizontal fissure of cerebellum|
Upper surface of the cerebellum.
Sagittal section of the cerebellum, near the junction of the vermis with the hemisphere.
|Latin||fissura (or sulcus) horizontalis (cerebelli)|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
It commences in front of the pons, and passes horizontally around the free margin of the hemisphere to the middle line behind, and divides the cerebellum into an upper and a lower portion.