parietal lobule


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lobule

 [lob´ūl]
a small segment or lobe, especially one of the smaller divisions making up a lobe. adj., adj lob´ular.
l's of epididymis the wedge-shaped parts of the head of the epididymis, each comprising an efferent ductule of the testis.
hepatic lobule one of the small vascular units composing the substance of the liver.
lobule of pancreas any of the distinct lobules into which the pancreas is divided by extension of septa of the capsule into the gland.
paracentral lobule a lobule on the medial surface of the cerebral hemisphere, continuous with the precentral gyrus and the postcentral gyrus.
parietal lobule one of two divisions, inferior and superior, of the parietal lobe of the brain.
portal lobule a polygonal mass of liver tissue containing portions of three adjacent hepatic lobules, and having a portal vein at its center and a central vein peripherally at each corner.
primary lobule of lung (primary respiratory lobule) the functional unit of the lung; terminal respiratory unit.

parietal lobule

Either the inferior or the superior parietal lobule.
See also: lobule
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This explanation is consistent with the peak activation found in the inferior parietal lobule (Brodmann Area 40) for critical responses in the current study.
Asymmetry indices in the posterior cingulate gyrus, superior parietal lobule, fusiform, precentral gyrus, and precuneus smoothly ranged around zero in both MCI converters and nonconverters, indicating very mild asymmetry from baseline to follow-ups.
In the HT7 stimulation, activated regions include bilateral postcentral gyrus, inferior parietal lobule, inferior frontal gyrus, claustrum, insula, and anterior lobe of the cerebellum, as well as left posterior lobe of the cerebellum.
In the Seed-to-Voxel analysis, lower functional connectivity was found for the patients between the PSC and the left superior parietal lobule, left premotor, and primary somatosensory cortices (Figures 11 and 12).
OFC: orbitofrontal cortices; vmPFC: ventromedial prefrontal cortex; ACC: anterior cingulate; AMG: amygdala; aI: anterior insula; NAcc: nucleus accumbens; red parts: sensorimotor areas; M1: primary motor area; S1: primary somatosensory area; IPL: inferior parietal lobule; PMC: premotor cortex; orange parts: visual areas, part of the occipitotemporal cortex; EBA: extrastriate body area; MT: motion integration area; EV: early visual area; PPA: parahippocampal place area; pSTS: posterior superior temporal sulcus.
These different regions conducted from the two results locate in the right inferior parietal lobule, left middle frontal gyrus, and bilateral sub-gyrus.
And a patch of tissue called the superior parietal lobule was larger on the right side of his brain than on the left.
Schizophrenia and the inferior parietal lobule. Schizophr Res.
Brain sections recommended to establish a diagnosis in most cases of dementia include medulla, pons, midbrain, cerebellar vermis, cerebellar hemisphere including the dentate, hippocampus and adjacent parahippocampal gyrus, basal ganglia (caudate, putamen, and globus pallidus), thalamus, middle frontal gyrus, inferior parietal lobule, occipital lobe, superior and middle temporal gyri, cingulate gyrus, spinal cord if available, and any detectable macroscopic lesions.
The FO/IFG connects to the inferior parietal lobule (I PL), both part of the "mirror neuron system," regions of the brain that are active when you perform an action and when you observe someone else performing the same action.
Boche and her team quantified Abeta-42--the plaque-forming length of the Abeta peptide--and phosphorylated tau in six brain areas affected by Alzheimer's pathology: the superior and middle temporal gyrus, medial frontal gyrus, inferior parietal lobule, entorhinal cortex, and subiculum and CA1 regions of the hippocampus.
Useful signals were also recorded from another region called the inferior parietal lobule, which is known to help guide limb movement.