Cingulate sulcus


Cingulate sulcus
Brain: Cingulate sulcus
Gray727 cingulate sulcus.svg
Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere.
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MRI showing the cingulate sulcus in a human.
Latin sulcus cinguli
Gray's subject #189 820
NeuroNames hier-142
NeuroLex ID birnlex_1468

The cingulate sulcus is a sulcus (brain fold) on the medial wall of the cerebral cortex. The frontal and parietal lobes are separated by the cingulate sulcus from the cingulate gyrus.

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