Postcentral sulcus

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Postcentral sulcus
Postcentral sulcus.png
Postcentral sulcus of the human brain.
Gray726 postcentral sulcus.svg
Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side.
Details
Latin sulcus postcentralis
Identifiers
Gray's p.822
NeuroNames hier-81
NeuroLex ID Postcentral sulcus
Dorlands
/Elsevier
s_28/12769570
TA A14.1.09.129
FMA 83774
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The postcentral sulcus of the parietal lobe lies parallel to, and behind, the central sulcus in the human brain. (A sulcus is one of the prominent grooves on the surface of the brain.)

The postcentral sulcus divides the postcentral gyrus from the remainder of the parietal lobe.

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External links[edit]

  • Atlas image: n1a2p15 at the University of Michigan Health System - "Cerebral Hemisphere, Superior View"