superior temporal sulcus
Acronym: sts
The term superior temporal sulcus refers to a prominent sulcus that lies parallel to the lateral fissure in the temporal lobe of the human ( Carpenter-1983 ) and the macaque ( Martin-2000 ). Identified by dissection, it marks the boundary between the superior temporal gyrus above and the middle temporal gyrus below.
     In the human it extends into the angular gyrus of the parietal lobe ( Duvernoy-1992 ). In the macaque it marks the boundary between the angular gyrus and the supramarginal gyrus of the parietal lobe ( Martin-2000 ). Equivalent structures are not found in the smooth cerebral cortex of the rat or mouse ( NeuroNames ).

Also known as: parallel sulcus, superior temporal fissure, Sulcus temporalis superiorNeuroNames ID : 129

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