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Medical Term:

transverse temporal gyri


Definition: 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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