inferior temporal gyrus(redirected from third temporal convolution)
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in·fe·ri·or tem·po·ral gy·rus[TA]
a sagittal convolution on the inferolateral border of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, separated from the middle temporal gyrus by the inferior temporal sulcus. On the inferior surface of the temporal lobe it is separated from the medial occipitotemporal gyrus by the occipitotemporal sulcus. It includes the lateral occipitotemporal gyrus.
Synonym(s): gyrus temporalis inferior [TA], inferior temporal convolution, third temporal convolution
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inferior temporal gyrus
The inferior-most of the three longitudinal gyri that cover the lateral surface of the temporal lobe.
See also: gyrus
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