Inferior temporal sulcus
|Inferior temporal sulcus|
Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere. (Inferior temp. sulc. shown in red)
|Latin||sulcus temporalis inferior|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
The inferior surface of the temporal lobe is concave, and is continuous posteriorly with the tentorial surface of the occipital lobe. It is traversed by the inferior temporal sulcus, which extends from near the occipital pole behind, to within a short distance of the temporal pole in front, but is frequently subdivided by bridging gyri.
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