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cuneus

 [ku´ne-us] (pl. cu´nei) (L.)
a wedge-shaped lobule on the medial aspect of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum.

cu·ne·us

, pl.

cu·ne·i

(kyū'nē-ŭs, koo'nē-ī), [TA]
That region of the medial aspect of the occipital lobe of each cerebral hemisphere bounded by the parietooccipital fissure and the calcarine fissure.
[L. wedge]

cu·ne·us

, pl. cunei (kyū'nē-ŭs, -ī) [TA]
That region of the medial aspect of the occipital lobe of each cerebral hemisphere bounded by the parietooccipital fissure and the calcarine fissure.
[L. wedge]
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Rochon et al (2010) Activation of the left inferior frontal gyrus, left middle temporal gyrus, left cuneus, turn right precuneus and supramarginal in both hemispheres.
Peak (MNI) Brodmann Brain regions area x y z Calcarine cortices 17 [+ or -] 17 -65 13 Lingual cortices 18 [+ or -] 8 -69 1 Cuneus 18 [+ or -] 9 -88 18 Superior occipital gyri 18 [+ or -] 22 -71 24 Middle occipital gyri 19 [+ or -] 32 -82 17 Precentral cortices 7 [+ or -] 7 -66 57 Cluster Peak Brain regions size T value Calcarine cortices 496 -4.799 Lingual cortices 456 -4.547 Cuneus 365 -6.332 Superior occipital gyri 385 -4.220 Middle occipital gyri 315 -3.122 Precentral cortices 517 -4.703 VMHC: voxel-mirrored homotopic connectivity; MNI: Montreal Neurological Institute.
Compared with the preoperative counterparts, the PA patients with improved visual results after the operation exhibited reduced ReHo in spots of the bilateral thalamus, globus pallidus, caudate nucleus, putamen nucleus, supplementary motor area, and left hippocampal formation, and increased ReHo in the bilateral cuneus gyrus, calcarine gyrus, right lingual gyrus, and fusiform gyrus [Figure 1].{Figure 1}
Female: Overall length 2.90, length from tip of tylus to cuneal fracture 1.95, maximum width (across base of cuneus) 1.10; similar to male in general structure and coloration, with following exceptions: pronotum, scutellum, clavus and inner corium dark yellow, outer corium broadly pale green (Fig.
Primary visual cortex (Brodmann area 17) is located in cuneus and lingual gyri which is directly adjacent to the calcarin sulcus.
They found pronounced group differences (heightened levels of gyrification in active meditation practitioners) across a wide swatch of the cortex, including the left precentral gyrus, the left and right anterior dorsal insula, the right fusiform gyrus and the right cuneus.
* The first electrical battery was invented independently in 1745 and 1746 by Dean von Kleist and Cuneus of Leyden.
In fact, this scheme is in the historical tradition of issuing pieces of metal as coins by the act of stamping a wedge (Latin: cuneus, from which the word "coin" is derived) on them.
In the fMRI study we found that the activities of ACC declined during the Go/No-go task, along with the activities of the cuneus after 36h total sleep deprivation.
summatranum (Karsten) Sournia, Chaetoceros coarctatus Lauder, Cladopyxis brachiolata Stein, Protoperidinium elegans (Cleve) Balech, Phalacroma cuneus (Schutt) Abe, Pyrocystis fusiformis Wyville-Thomson ex Murray, Ceratium tenue var.