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Medical Term:

postcentral gyrus


the anterior convolution of the parietal lobe, bounded in front by the central sulcus (fissure of Rolando) and posteriorly by the postcentral and interparietal sulci.

Synonym(s): gyrus postcentralisTA, ascending parietal convolution, ascending parietal gyrus, posterior central convolution, posterior central gyrus

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