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transverse temporal sulcus


Definition: the shallow sulcus that demarcates the transverse temporal gyri on the opercular surface of the superior temporal gyrus. This sulcus frequently consists of more than a single sulcus, depending on the exact configuration of the transverse temporal gyrus (gyri).

Synonym(s): sulcus temporalis transversusTA, sulci temporales transversi

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