lateral orbital gyrus
Acronym: LOrG
The term lateral orbital gyrus refers to a convolution identified by dissection on the ventral surface of the frontal lobe. In the human it is located between the orbital part of the inferior frontal gyrus laterally and from the intermediate orbital gyrus or the medial orbital gyrus medially. Its boundaries with those gyri are defined by orbital sulci. Rostrally it merges with the frontomarginal gyrus ( Mai-1997 ).
     In the macaque it extends from the frontal pole to the olfactory tubercle. The lateral orbital sulcus separates it from the fronto-orbital gyrus, and the medial orbital sulcus separates it from the medial orbital gyrus ( Martin-2000 ).
     Equivalent features are not seen in the smooth cerebral cortex of the rat and mouse ( NeuroNames ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 92


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