transverse temporal gyrus
The term transverse temporal gyrus refers to one of two or three short oblique convolutions in the inferior wall of the lateral fissure in the human ( Duvernoy-1992 ). Identified by dissection, it is part of the superior temporal gyrus located rostral to the planum temporale. Most people have two such convolutions, the anterior transverse temporal gyrus and the posterior transverse temporal gyrus ( Carpenter-1983 ). Transverse temporal gyri are not seen in the macaque or in the smooth cerebral cortex of the rat or mouse ( NeuroNames ).

Also known as: Heschl's gyri, transverse temporal gyriNeuroNames ID : 1520

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