fissure of Sylvius

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Synonyms for fissure of Sylvius

the deepest and most prominent of the cortical fissures

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When the good Dutch doctor Franciscus Sylvius invented the "king of drinks" some four centuries ago, did he realise what was being unleashed on the world?
At Leiden, he also studied under the legendary Franciscus Sylvius.
Gin was invented in the Netherlands by a doctor -- Franciscus Sylvius -- who was a professor of medicine in Leyden, Holland, back in the 1650s," Sebastiani explained.
THE invention of gin in 17th-century Netherlands is usually credited to the physician Franciscus Sylvius.