precuneus

noun

pre·​cu·​ne·​us -ˈkyü-nē-əs How to pronounce precuneus (audio)
plural precunei -nē-ˌī How to pronounce precuneus (audio)
: 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 17 Jun. 2024.

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