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inferior temporal gyrus

 

Definition: a sagittal convolution on the inferolateral border of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, separated from the middle temporal gyrus by the inferior temporal sulcus. On the inferior surface of the temporal lobe it is separated from the medial occipitotemporal gyrus by the occipitotemporal sulcus. It includes the lateral occipitotemporal gyrus.

Synonym(s): gyrus temporalis inferiorTA, inferior temporal convolution, third temporal convolution

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