Definition: A division of the medial surface of each cerebral hemisphere between the cuneus and the paracentral lobule; it lies above the subparietal sulcus and is bounded anteriorly by the marginal branch of the cingulate sulcus and posteriorly by the parietooccipital sulcus.
Synonym(s): quadrate lobe of liver3TA, lobulus quadratus2, quadrate lobule2
[pre- + L. cuneus, a wedge]
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