precuneus

noun
pre·​cu·​ne·​us | \ -ˈkyü-nē-əs How to pronounce precuneus (audio) \
plural precunei\ -​nē-​ˌī How to pronounce precunei (audio) \

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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“Precuneus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/precuneus. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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