precuneus

noun
pre·​cu·​ne·​us | \-ˈkyü-nē-əs \
plural -nei\-​nē-​ˌī \

Medical Definition of precuneus 

: a somewhat rectangular convolution bounding the mesial aspect of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum and lying immediately in front of the cuneus

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