anterior parieto-occipital sulcus
Acronym: apos
The term anterior parieto-occipital sulcus refers to a small three-limbed groove located on the medial surface of the cerebral hemisphere of the macaque ( Martin-2000 ). Defined by dissection, it marks the four-way junction of the occipital lobe and parietal lobe with the posterior cingulate gyrus and isthmus of the cingulate gyrus. It is not defined in the human, and equivalent structures are not found in the smooth cerebral cortex of the rat or mouse ( NeuroNames ).

Also known as: medial parieto-occipital fissureNeuroNames ID : 53

Species Having or Lacking this Structure

More Names

Internal Structure

Cells Found There

Genes Expressed There

Locus in Brain Hierarchy


Models Where It Appears

Publications About It

BrainInfo                           Copyright 1991-present                          University of Washington