Isthmus of cingulate gyrus

Isthmus of cingulate gyrus

Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere. (Isthmus labeled at left center.)
Latin isthmus gyri cinguli
NeuroLex ID Isthmus of cingulate gyrus
TA A14.1.09.232
FMA 62502

Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The cingulate gyrus commences below the rostrum of the corpus callosum, curves around in front of the genu, extends along the upper surface of the body, and finally turns downward behind the splenium, where it is connected by a narrow isthmus with the parahippocampal gyrus.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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