medial frontal gyrus

(redirected from gyrus frontalis medialis)

medial frontal gyrus

[TA]
term sometimes used to designate the part of the superior frontal gyrus that wraps over, and is located on, the medial surface of the frontal lobe superior and rostral to the cingulate sulcus.
Synonym(s): gyrus frontalis medialis [TA]

medial frontal gyrus

The major anterior gyrus of the medial surface of the frontal lobe of each cerebral hemisphere; it is part of the prefrontal cortex. The medial frontal gyrus curves over the cingulate gyrus, separated from it by the cingulate sulcus.
See also: gyrus