intraparietal sulcus

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in·tra·pa·ri·e·tal sul·cus

[TA]
a horizontal sulcus extending back from the postcentral sulcus over some distance, then dividing perpendicularly into two branches so as to form, with the postcentral sulcus, a figure H. It divides the parietal lobe into superior and inferior parietal lobules.
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in·tra·pa·ri·e·tal sul·cus

(in'tră-păr-ī'ĕ-tăl sŭl'kŭs) [TA]
A horizontal sulcus extending back from the postcentral sulcus over some distance, then dividing perpendicularly into two branches so as to form, with the postcentral sulcus, the letter H. It divides the parietal lobe into superior and inferior parietal lobules.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

intraparietal sulcus

A groove branching from the postcentral sulcus and running transversely and posteriorly along the lateral surface of the parietal lobe of the brain. It divides the posterior portion of the parietal lobe into two parts, the superior and the inferior parietal lobules.
See also: sulcus
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