Heschl gyrus


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Heschl gyrus

(hesh′ĕl)
[Richard Ladislaus Heschl, Austrian anatomist, 1824–1881]
One of a set of short transverse gyri in the temporal lobe along the lateral sulcus. The gyri of Heschl include the primary auditory cortex.
Synonym: transverse temporal gyrus