Definition of Parietal gyrus

1. Noun. Any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum.

Generic synonyms: Convolution, Gyrus
Group relationships: Parietal Cortex, Parietal Lobe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parietal Gyrus

parietal bone
parietal border
parietal border of frontal bone
parietal border of sphenoid bone
parietal border of temporal bone
parietal branch
parietal branch of medial occipital artery
parietal branch of middle meningeal artery
parietal branch of superficial temporal artery
parietal eminence
parietal emissary vein
parietal eye
parietal fistula
parietal foramen
parietal gyrus (current term)
parietal hernia
parietal layer
parietal layer of leptomeninges
parietal layer of serous pericardium
parietal lobe
parietal lobe epilepsy
parietal lobe of cerebrum
parietal lobes
parietal lymph nodes
parietal margin
parietal nodes
parietal notch
parietal pelvic fascia

Literary usage of Parietal gyrus

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1. The Journal of Comparative Neurology by Denison University (1903)
"The superior parietal gyrus represents the ascending parietal and the superior ... The inferior parietal gyrus may be divided into supramarginal and angular ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1866)
"The ascending parietal gyrus frequently exhibits several knee-shaped bends and indentations, and is partially, but, so far as my experience goes, ..."

3. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"The superior parietal gyrus is the area of cerebral cortex which lies ... The inferior parietal gyrus lies below the ramus horizontalis and the ramus ..."

4. Anatomy of the brain and spinal cord with special reference to mechanism and by Harris Ellett Santee (1907)
"The post-parietal gyrus is present only when the middle temporal sulcus bends upward and terminates in the parietal lobe; in which case this gyrus curves ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"The representation of the lower limb only was described by Ferrier as situated in the upi>er part of the ascending parietal gyrus, theso-called parietal ..."

6. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"The postero-parietal sulcus (scissure de Rolando) is situated so far back that the antero-parietal gyrus (ir pli ascendant ..."

7. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"The postero-parietal sulcus (scissure de Rolando) is situated so far back that the antero-parietal gyrus (1r pli ascendant, Gratiolet) is exceedingly thick, ..."

8. The Gross and Minute Anatomy of the Central Nervous System by Hermon C. Gordinier (1899)
"It is dorsal to the upper part of the ascending parietal gyrus, ... The post- parietal gyrus is that part of the inferior parietal lobule which surrounds ..."

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