Medical Definition of Lingual gyrus

1. A relatively short horizontal convolution on the inferomedial aspect of the occipital and temporal lobes, demarcated from the lateral occipitotemporal or fusiform gyrus by the deep collateral sulcus, from the cuneus by the calcarine sulcus; its anterior extreme abuts the isthmus of the parahippocampal gyrus; the medial or upper strip of the gyrus forming the lower bank of the calcarine sulcus corresponds to the inferior half of the striate area or primary visual cortex and represents the contralateral upper quadrant of the binocular field of vision. Synonym: gyrus lingualis, gyrus occipitotemporalis medialis, medial occipitotemporal gyrus. (05 Mar 2000)



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lingual gyrus (current term)
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