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posterior paracentral gyrus


Definition: the posterior part of the paracentral lobule; the medial continuation of the primary somatosensory cortex (postcentral gyrus) in which sensory input from the thigh, leg, and foot are represented.

Synonym(s): gyrus paracentralis posteriorTA

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