Occipitotemporal sulcus

Dr Craig Hacking and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The occipitotemporal sulcus, also known as the lateral occipitotemporal sulcus, runs anteroposteriorly on the inferior surface of the temporal lobe, separating the inferior temporal gyrus laterally from the fusiform gyrus medially. It runs parallel and lateral to the collateral sulcus (which is also known as the medial occipitotemporal sulcus). 

Anatomy: Brain
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rID: 52796
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lateral occipitotemporal sulcus

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  • Neuroanatomy: medial cortex (diagrams)
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