middle temporal gyrus


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Related to middle temporal gyrus: precentral gyrus, angular gyrus, Middle frontal gyrus, parahippocampal gyrus, fusiform gyrus

mid·dle tem·po·ral gy·rus

[TA]
a longitudinal gyrus on the lateral surface of the temporal lobe, between the superior and inferior temporal sulci.

middle temporal gyrus

Etymology: AS, middel + L, tempus, time; Gk, gyros, turn
the middle of three gyri of the temporal area of the surface of the brain. It runs horizontally between the inferior and superior temporal sulci of the temporal lobe.

middle temporal gyrus

The middle the three longitudinal gyri that cover the lateral surface of the temporal lobe.
See also: gyrus
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Listening: Areas of activation were observed bilaterally in the superior parietal lobule (BA 7), the superior and middle temporal gyrus (BA22), the insula (BA13) and the postcentral gyrus (BA7) of the left hemisphere, in the superior temporal gyrus (BA42) of the right hemisphere.
The lateral surface of the temporal lobe is divided into four regions which help define its borders: the superior temporal gyrus, the middle temporal gyrus, the inferior temporal gyrus and the transverse temporal gyrus.
However, when imagining sentences in another person's voice, hallucinators showed reduced blood flow in the supplementary motor area (SMA) and the left middle temporal gyrus (MTG), the scientists report in the Sept.

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