calcarine sulcus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A sulcus on the occipital lobe of the brain. Also called calcarine fissure.
Origin: calcar1 + -ine1.
calcarine sulcus - Medical Definition
A deep fissure on the medial aspect of the cerebral cortex, marking the border between the lingual gyrus below and the cuneus above. Also called calcarine fissure.