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Medical Term:

transverse temporal gyri


two or three convolutions running transversely on the upper surface of the temporal lobe bordering on the lateral (sylvian) fissure, separated from each other by the transverse temporal sulci.

Synonym(s): gyri temporales transversiTA, Heschl gyri, transverse temporal convolutions

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