postcentral gyrus

noun

Medical Definition of postcentral gyrus

: a gyrus of the parietal lobe located just posterior to the central sulcus, lying parallel to the precentral gyrus of the temporal lobe, and comprising the somatosensory cortex

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“Postcentral gyrus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/postcentral%20gyrus. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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