Heschl's gyrus

Heschl's gyrus

[hesh′əl]
Etymology: Richard L. Heschl, Austrian pathologist, 1824-1881; Gk, gyros, turn
any of several small gyri that run transversely on the upper surface of the temporal operculum of the insula of the cortex.
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Specifically, MDD patients displayed a significantly decreased global efficiency of the right rolandic operculum, the right supramarginal gyrus, the right angular gyrus, the right Heschl's gyrus and the left middle temporal gyrus (temporal pole).
The structures that have been measured most frequently in studies of language and reading impairment are the auditory structures on the superior surface of the temporal lobe -- Heschl's gyrus and the planum temporale.