central sulcus


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central sulcus

[′sen·trəl ′səl·kəs]
(anatomy)
A groove situated about the middle of the lateral surface of the cerebral hemisphere, separating the frontal from the parietal lobe.
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During the time when the women were imaging that they were using crack cocaine, state-related regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) increased in the central sulcus, rostral superior temporal gyrus, dorsal anterior and posterior cingulate cortex, and the nucleus accumbens area.
The posterior bank of the central sulcus has three different Brodmann areas (3, 2, 1).
The anterior cerebral area was computed after connecting the upper edge of the central sulcus with a reference point at the base of the corpus callosum.
To study the age related changes in the width of left and right central sulcus, superior temporal sulcus, parietooccipital sulcus.

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