parieto-occipital sulcus

noun

Medical Definition of parieto-occipital sulcus

: a fissure near the posterior end of each cerebral hemisphere separating the parietal and occipital lobes

called also parieto-occipital fissure

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“Parieto-occipital sulcus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parieto-occipital%20sulcus. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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