postcentral sulcus


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Related to postcentral sulcus: parieto-occipital sulcus, postcentral gyrus, precentral sulcus, supramarginal gyrus

post·cen·tral sul·cus

[TA]
the sulcus that demarcates the postcentral gyrus from the superior and inferior parietal lobules.
Synonym(s): sulcus postcentralis [TA]

post·cen·tral sul·cus

(pōst-sen'trăl sŭl'kŭs) [TA]
The furrow that demarcates the postcentral gyrus from the superior and inferior parietal lobules.

postcentral sulcus

The groove that runs down the lateral surface of the parietal lobe of the brain, parallel to the central sulcus. Between the central and the postcentral sulci lies the postcentral gyrus, which is the primary sensory cortex.
See also: sulcus