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posterior ramus of lateral cerebral sulcus


Definition: the long, posteriorly-directed continuation of the lateral cerebral sulcus that extends between the temporal lobe inferiorly and the parietal lobe superiorly, its termination is surrounded by the supramarginal gyrus.

Synonym(s): posterior branch of lateral cerebral sulcus, ramus posterior sulci lateralis cerebri

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