superior occipital gyrus
Acronym: SOG
The term superior occipital gyrus refers to a small convolution on the dorsal margin of the human occipital lobe. Identified by dissection, it is separated from the middle occipital gyrus below by the intra-occipital sulcus and is continuous with the cuneus at the superior margin of the hemisphere. Its rostral border is defined by the parieto-occipital sulcus ( Duvernoy-1992 ). It has no topological equivalent in the macaque or in the smooth cerebral cortex of the rat or mouse ( NeuroNames ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 154


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