Transverse occipital sulcus

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Brain: Transverse occipital sulcus
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Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side. (Trans. occ. sulc. shown in orange.)
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Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from above. (Trans. occ. sulc. shown in orange.)
Latin sulcus occipitalis transversus
Gray's p.823
TA A14.1.09.135
FMA FMA:83786

The transverse occipital sulcus is a structure in the occipital lobe.

The transverse occipital sulcus is continuous with the posterior end of the occipital ramus of the intraparietal sulcus, and runs across the upper part of the lobe, a short distance behind the parietoöccipital fissure.

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