temporal pole
Acronym: tmp
The term temporal pole refers to a superficial feature of the temporal lobe, namely, the surface of the rostral extreme of the lobe. Identified by dissection, it is found in the human ( Carpenter-1983 ) and the macaque ( Krieg-1975 ). The smooth cerebral cortex of the rat and the mouse does not exhibit this feature ( NeuroNames ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 126


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