Paraterminal gyrus

Paraterminal gyrus

Scheme of rhinencephalon. (Gyrus subcallosus labeled at center left.)

Mesal aspect of a brain sectioned in the median sagittal plane. (Rostrum labeled at center left, and paraterminal gyrus is adjacent to rostrum.)
Latin Gyrus paraterminalis,
gyrus subcallosus
NeuroNames hier-153
NeuroLex ID Paraterminal gyrus
TA A14.1.09.212
FMA 61919

Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The paraterminal gyrus (subcallosal gyrus, peduncle of the corpus callosum) is a narrow lamina on the medial surface of the hemisphere in front of the lamina terminalis, behind the parolfactory area, and below the rostrum of the corpus callosum. It is continuous around the genu of the corpus callosum with the supracallosal gyrus.


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

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 4/18/2015. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.