precuneus

[ prē-kyōōnē-əs ]

n. pl. pre•cu•ne•i (-nē-ī′)

A division of the medial surface of each cerebral hemisphere between the cuneus and the paracentral lobule.quadrate lobe

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Other words from precuneus

pre•cune•ate (-āt′, -ĭt) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.