parietal lobe

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parietal lobe

[pə′rī·əd·əl ‚lōb]
(anatomy)
The cerebral lobe of the brain above the lateral cerebral sulcus and behind the central sulcus.
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The remaining branches--anterior and posterior parietal, gyrus angularis, and temporal arteries arise from the posterior trunk.
So Shenbing Kuang and his colleagues were able to prove the coexistence of neurons for these two different planning goals in the posterior parietal cortex.
somatosensory awareness according to which SII insula posterior parietal areas and temporoparietal junctions and premotor cortex are involved in the body schema and somatosensory awareness or conscious perception of somatosensory stimuli.
The posterior parietal cortex area is implicated in visually-guided search--a type of visual attention.
It has been suggested that the certainty of decision to move is reflected in the activity of both DLPFC and posterior parietal (PPC) cortices that is supported by anatomical connections between the two areas (Selemon & Goldman-Rakic, 1988).
those achieved with an N-back task with n = 2) the FAS/pFAS group had significantly lower activation than control subjects in various areas that are part of the neurocognitive network involved in WM, such as the right posterior parietal lobe, right dorso-lateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), and right middle frontal regions.
Blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) fMRI was collected during a SWM task that activates bilateral dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior parietal networks in adolescents (Schweinsburg, Nagel & Tapert 2005), and has been associated with neural dysfunction among youths with alcohol use disorders (Tapert et al.
In uncomplicated patients, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain illustrates edema primarily in the cortex and subcortical white matter of posterior brain regions, such as the occipital lobes and posterior parietal lobes.
A post-op CT scan demonstrated encephalomalacia in the right posterior parietal region, dilation of the third and lateral ventricles, and calcification in the right subdural region (Figure 7).
Dissection of the posterior parietal peritoneum takes place to access the retroperitoneal space after gentle retraction of the liver and the spleen in the right and left LA, respectively.

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