Lateral occipital sulcus

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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.)
Latin Sulcus occipitalis lateralis
NeuroNames hier-125
NeuroLex ID Lateral occipital sulcus
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

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 in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)