Poles of cerebral hemispheres

Poles of cerebral hemispheres

Human brain lateral view (9=Polus frontalis, 10=Polus occipitalis, 11=Polus temporalis)

Lateral surface. (Frontal pole is approximately at 10, occipital pole is approximately at 17, and temporal pole is approximately at 38.)
Latin polus frontalis, polus occipitalis, polus temporalis
TA A14.1.09.111

Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The anterior end of the hemisphere is named the frontal pole. (See also frontal lobe.)

The posterior end is named the occipital pole. (See also occipital lobe.)

The anterior end of the temporal lobe, the temporal pole. (See also temporal lobe.)

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