calcarine sulcus


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Related to calcarine sulcus: cingulate gyrus, cuneus, lingual gyrus, collateral sulcus

calcarine sulcus

[′kal·kə‚rēn ′səl·kəs]
(anatomy)
A sulcus on the medial aspect of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum, between the lingual gyrus and the cuneus. Also known as calcarine fissure.
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In the past, the different direction of the occipital epileptic patterns was classically related to the spatial relationship with the calcarine sulcus. For instance, medial occipital electric activity arising above the calcarine fissure usually propagates to the frontal lobe, while medial occipital electric activity arising below the calcarine fissure can propagate to the mesial temporal lobe [11, 19, 20].
Furthermore, vision abnormality can also be found, arguably due to the cerebellum location that is not far from the primary visual cortices around the calcarine sulcus of occipital lobe (Ellis; Crossman & Neary, 2015).