Medical Definition of Medial occipitotemporal 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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medial malleolar surface of talus
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medial midpalmar space
medial nasal branches of anterior ethmoidal nerve
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medial nasal primordium
medial nasal process
medial nasal prominence
medial nucleus of thalamus
medial occipital artery
medial occipitotemporal gyrus (current term)
medial palpebral commissure
medial palpebral ligament
medial part of longitudinal arch of foot
medial part of posterior cervical intertransversarii muscles
medial patellar retinaculum
medial pectoral nerve
medial plantar artery
medial plantar nerve
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medial pole of ovary
medial popliteal nerve
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