transverse temporal gyrus (human)
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The term transverse temporal gyrus (human) refers to the convolution marking the posterior extremity of the superior temporal gyrus in some individuals. Most people have two such convolutions, the anterior transverse temporal gyrus and the posterior transverse temporal gyrus (human). Transverse temporal gyri are not seen in the macaque ( Carpenter-1983; Dorland-2004 ).

Also known as: Heschl's gyri, transverse temporal gyri


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