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Medical Term:

intraparietal sulcus


a horizontal sulcus extending back from the postcentral sulcus over some distance, then dividing perpendicularly into two branches so as to form, with the postcentral sulcus, a figure H. It divides the parietal lobe into superior and inferior parietal lobules.

Synonym(s): sulcus intraparietalisTA, interparietal sulcus, intraparietal sulcus of Turner, Turner sulcus

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