Medical Definition of Gyrus occipitotemporalis medialis

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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyrus Occipitotemporalis Medialis

gyrus angularis
gyrus cinguli
gyrus dentatus
gyrus fasciolaris
gyrus frontalis inferior
gyrus frontalis medius
gyrus frontalis superior
gyrus fusiformis
gyrus lingualis
gyrus longus insulae
gyrus occipitotemporalis lateralis
gyrus occipitotemporalis medialis (current term)
gyrus paraterminalis
gyrus postcentralis
gyrus precentralis
gyrus rectus
gyrus subcallosus
gyrus supramarginalis
gyrus temporalis inferior
gyrus temporalis medius
gyrus temporalis superior

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