postcentral gyrus

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Related to postcentral gyrus: precentral gyrus, Prefrontal cortex, parietal lobe
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Noun1.postcentral gyrus - the convolution of parietal lobe that is bounded in front by the central sulcus
central gyrus - either of two gyri on either side of the central sulcus
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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Results: Compared with the healthy control group, the two schizophrenia groups showed significantly increased ReHo in the right caudate and inferior temporal gyrus and decreased ReHo in the bilateral postcentral gyrus and thalamus and the right inferior occipital gyrus (false discovery rate corrected, P < 0.
Component 15 from the SBM analysis showed differences in the brains of schizophrenic and healthy volunteers in the middle frontal gyrus, precentral gyrus, subgyrus, postcentral gyrus, superior frontal gyrus, medial frontal gyrus, cingulate gyrus, and superior temporal gyrus.
The abnormalities in the left postcentral gyrus were found only in older maltreated individuals.
Results showed that the area of the postcentral gyrus cortex representing the face was about a quarter thicker in the high-frequency group, compared with the low-frequency group.
There was continuous epileptiform discharge persisting at the most inferior precentral and postcentral gyrus, and this area was emptied.
Therefore, hands and face (which has the highest density of sensory receptors, respectively, motor innervations) are controlled by the largest area of precentral gyrus (motor) and postcentral gyrus (sensory).