posterior long gyrus
Acronym: PLG
The term posterior long gyrus refers to one of two long insular gyri identified by dissection in the human. Its posteroinferior boundary is the inferior limiting sulcus ( Ture-1999 ). It is separated, sometimes only partially, from the anterior long gyrus by the postcentral insular sulcus ( Crosby-1962; Duvernoy-1992 ). It is found only in humans, not in macaques ( Mufson-1997 ) or rodents ( NeuroNames ).
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Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 122


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