postcentral gyrus

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postcentral gyrus

[pōst′sen·trəl ′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
The cerebral convolution that lies immediately posterior to the central sulcus and extends from the longitudinal fissure above the posterior ramus of the lateral sulcus.
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