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

Nearby words

  1. precordial lead,
  2. precordium,
  3. precostal anastomosis,
  4. precrime,
  5. precritical,
  6. precursive,
  7. precursor,
  8. precursory,
  9. precursory cartilage,
  10. precut

Related formspre•cune•ate (-āt′, -ĭt) adj.


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