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Transverse occipital sulcus

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Transverse occipital sulcus

Transverse occipital sulcus
Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side. (Trans. occ. sulc. shown in orange.)
Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from above. (Trans. occ. sulc. shown in orange.)
Latin sulcus occipitalis transversus
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The transverse occipital sulcus is a structure in the occipital lobe.

The transverse occipital sulcus is continuous with the posterior end of the occipital ramus of the intraparietal sulcus, and runs across the upper part of the lobe, a short distance behind the parietooccipital fissure.


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

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