Middle frontal gyrus

Middle frontal gyrus

Middle frontal gyrus of the human brain.

Coronal section through anterior cornua of lateral ventricles.
Part of Frontal lobe
Artery Middle cerebral
Latin gyrus frontalis medius
NeuroNames hier-66
NeuroLex ID Middle Frontal Gyrus
TA A14.1.09.118
FMA 61859

Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

Not to be confused with Medial frontal gyrus.

The middle frontal gyrus makes up about one-third of the frontal lobe of the human brain. (A gyrus is one of the prominent "bumps" or "ridges" on the surface of the human brain.)

The middle frontal gyrus, like the inferior frontal gyrus and the superior frontal gyrus, is more of a region than a true gyrus.

The borders of the middle frontal gyrus are the inferior frontal sulcus below; the superior frontal sulcus above; and the precentral sulcus behind.

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