parietal gyrus


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Noun1.parietal gyrus - any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum
gyrus, convolution - a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
parietal cortex, parietal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
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Other studies indicated grey matter reductions in the left inferior parietal gyrus in schizophrenia and bilateral postcentral gyrus in chronic and first-episode schizophrenia compared to controls [69, 70].
Analysis of brain activity during encoding as measured before and after the training program, indicates that increased post-training activation in the right inferior parietal gyrus is associated with post-intervention improvement.