Straight gyrus

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Brain: Straight gyrus
Gray729 straight gyrus.png
Orbital surface of left frontal lobe. Straight gyrus is shown in orange.
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Human brainstem anterior view. Straight gyrus is numbered as #1
Latin gyrus rectus
Gray's p.822
NeuroNames hier-76
NeuroLex ID birnlex_1103
TA A14.1.09.218
FMA FMA:61893

The portion of the frontal lobe medial to the medial orbital gyrus is named the gyrus rectus (or straight gyrus), and is continuous with the superior frontal gyrus on the medial surface.

A specific function for the gyrus rectus has not yet been brought to light.

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