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Medical Term:

superior parietal lobule


the area of the convex surface of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum lying between the longitudinal cerebral fissure and the interparietal sulcus caudal to the postcentral gyrus; it is continuous with the precuneus on the medial aspect of the hemisphere.

Synonym(s): lobulus parietalis superiorTA, superior parietal gyrus

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