area 11
Acronym: 11
The term area 11 refers to an area occupying the middle of the orbital gyri on the underside and ventromedial margin of the frontal lobe in the human. Identified on the basis of multiple stains it is bounded rostrally by area 10, laterally by area 47, medially by area 10, and caudally, from lateral to medial, by area 47, area 13, and area 14. It has two subdivisions: area 11m and area 11l.
     It is one of ten subdivisions of the orbitomedial prefrontal cortex in the human; the others besides those mentioned are the agranular orbitofrontal cortex, area 24, area 25, area 32ac, and area 32pl. For more on the relations of this segmentation and terminology to others, see Ongur-2003.
     The equivalent area in the macaque is area 11 (macaque). As granular prefrontal cortex, it has no equivalent in the rat ( Wallis-2012 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 3497

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