Lateral occipital sulcus

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Brain: Lateral occipital sulcus
Gray727 lateral-occipital sulcus.svg
Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side. (Lat. occ. sulcus labeled at center right.)
Gray's p.823
NeuroNames hier-125
NeuroLex ID birnlex_4017

In the occipital lobe, the lateral occipital sulcus extends from behind forward, and divides the lateral surface of the occipital lobe into a superior and an inferior gyrus, which are continuous in front with the parietal and temporal lobes.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.