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Medical Term:

angular gyrus


a folded convolution in the inferior parietal lobule formed by the union of the posterior ends of the superior and middle temporal gyri; a gyrus located around the caudal terminus of the superior temporal sulcus.

Synonym(s): gyrus angularisTA, angular convolution

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