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Brain: Precuneus
Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere. (Precuneus visible top left.
Gray's subject #189 823
NeuroNames hier-92
Dorlands/Elsevier p_32/12663686

The precuneus is a structure in the brain positioned above the cuneus and located in the parietal lobe. According to some authors[attribution needed], the precuneus is part of the limbic system.

External links

  • Atlas of anatomy at UMich n1a2p12 - "Cerebral Hemisphere, Medial View"
  • Cavanna A, Trimble M (2006). "The precuneus: a review of its functional anatomy and behavioural correlates". Brain. 129 (Pt 3): 564–83. PMID 16399806.