lateral occipital sulcus


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lat·er·al oc·cip·i·tal sul·cus

one of several variable sulci on the lateral aspect of the occipital lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, bounding the lateral occipital convolutions.

lateral occipital sulcus

A short transverse groove on the lower lateral surface of the occipital lobe of the brain. It separates the superior and the inferior occipital gyri.
See also: sulcus
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