parieto-occipital sulcus


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Related to parieto-occipital sulcus: calcarine fissure, calcarine sulcus, preoccipital notch
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Noun1.parieto-occipital sulcus - a sulcus near the posterior end of each hemisphere that separates the parietal lobes and the occipital lobes in both hemispheres
sulcus - (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain
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Deeper and more posterior with respect to the vertical occipital fasciculus the dorsal terminations of the inferior longitudinal fasciculus (dILF) were exposed at the level of the dorsolateral occipital cortex (DLOC) and just below the parieto-occipital sulcus (POS) in the cuneal region.
Identifying the functional cortical fields involved in reaching for targets in extrapersonal space, and the specific fields representing visual target information in long-term memory did not show activation of the occipital lobe with the exception of the lingual gyrus close to the parieto-occipital sulcus (Kawashima, Roland & O'Sullivan, 1995).