Anatomy & Physiology Question #32
What is the name of the groove in the ventral surface of the spine that extends the entire length of the spinal cord?
- Anterior median fissure
- Longitudinal fissure
- Central canal
- Central sulcus
The correct answer is A. The anterior median fissure is a deep groove extending the length of the anterior surface of the spinal cord. This fissure is not termed the longitudinal fissure, central canal, or central sulcus.