superior parietal lobule


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su·pe·ri·or pa·ri·e·tal lob·ule

[TA]
the area of the convex surface of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum lying between the longitudinal cerebral fissure and the interparietal sulcus caudal to the postcentral gyrus; it is continuous with the precuneus on the medial aspect of the hemisphere.

superior parietal lobule

The upper half of the posterior segment of the parietal lobe of the brain.
Synonym: superior parietal gyrus
See also: lobule
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