precuneus

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precuneus

 [pre-ku´ne-us] (L.)
a small convolution on the medial surface of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum.

pre·cu·ne·us

(prē-kū'nē-ŭs), [TA]
A division of the medial surface of each cerebral hemisphere between the cuneus and the paracentral lobule; it lies above the subparietal sulcus and is bounded anteriorly by the marginal branch of the cingulate sulcus and posteriorly by the parietooccipital sulcus.
Synonym(s): quadrate lobe of liver (3) [TA], lobulus quadratus (2) , quadrate lobule (2)
[pre- + L. cuneus, a wedge]

precuneus

/pre·cu·ne·us/ (-ku´ne-us) [L.] a small convolution on the medial surface of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum.

pre·cu·ne·us

(prē-kyū'nē-ŭs) [TA]
A division of the medial surface of each cerebral hemisphere between the cuneus and the paracentral lobule; it lies above the subparietal sulcus and is bounded anteriorly by the marginal part of the cingulate sulcus and posteriorly by the parietooccipital sulcus.
Synonym(s): quadrate lobe (3) .
[pre- + L. cuneus, a wedge]

precuneus

pl. precunei [L.] a small convolution on the medial surface of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum.