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The fissure is variable in course (figure 1), but is generally oriented horizontally, anteriorly joining the parieto-occipital fissure, and posteriorly reaching a variable distance toward or even beyond (and onto the lateral surface) of the occipital pole.
Calcarine derives from the Latin word "calcar" which means spur.
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