Inferior parietal lobule
|Brain: Inferior parietal lobule|
|Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side. (Inferior parietal lobule is in upper right.)|
|Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from above. (Inferior parietal lobule visible at bottom left.)|
|Latin||lobulus parietalis inferior|
|Gray's||subject #189 823|
|Part of||Parietal lobe|
It is divided from before backward into two gyri:
- One, the supramarginal, arches over the upturned end of the lateral fissure; it is continuous in front with the postcentral gyrus, and behind with the superior temporal gyrus.
- The second, the angular, arches over the posterior end of the superior temporal sulcus, behind which it is continuous with the middle temporal gyrus.
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