fusiform gyrus
A structure within the temporal lobe of the human brain.
Syn: occipitotemporal gyrus, fusiform face area

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  • gyrus fusiformis — fusiform gyrus: a gyrus of the temporal lobe on the inferior surface of the hemisphere between the inferior temporal gyrus and the parahippocampal gyrus. It consists of a lateral and a medial part, called g. occipitotemporalis lateralis [TA] and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gyrus fusiformis — Der Gyrus fusiformis oder Gyrus occipitotemporalis lateralis ist eine Gehirnwindung (von griechisch Gyrus „Windung“ und von lateinisch fusus „Spindel“) der Großhirnrinde des Schläfenlappens. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Anatomische Lage 2 Funktion 3… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gyrus — A gyrus (pl. gyri ) is a ridge on the cerebral cortex. It is generally surrounded by one or more sulci.Notable gyri* Fornicate gyrus * Superior frontal gyrus, lat . gyrus frontalis superior * Middle frontal gyrus, lat . gyrus frontalis medius *… …   Wikipedia

  • Gyrus fusiforme — Le gyrus fusiforme T4 (ou gyrus temporal latéral) est un gyrus de la face inférieure du lobe temporal du cortex cérébral. Ce quatrième gyrus temporal T4 est compris entre la scissure collatérale, en dedans, et la scissure temporo occipitale, en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gyrus occipito-temporal — Le gyrus occipito temporal (ou gyrus temporo occipital) est un gyrus de la face inférieure du cortex cérébral. A cheval sur les lobes temporal et occipital, il est composé dans sa partie antérieure temporale du gyrus fusiforme T4 et dans sa… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fusiform face area — The Fusiform face area (FFA) is a part of the human visual system which seems to specialize in facial recognition, although there is also good evidence that it also processes categorical information about other objects. AnatomyThe FFA is located… …   Wikipedia

  • Gyrus parahippocampalis — Der Begriff Gyrus parahippocampalis (Syn. Gyrus hippocampi)[1] bezeichnet eine Region des Gehirns. Diese besteht aus grauer Substanz, wird der Großhirnrinde zugeordnet und ist ein Teil des limbischen Systems. Dieser Bereich spielt eine wichtige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gyrus — One of the prominent rounded elevations that form the cerebral hemispheres, each consisting of an exposed superficial portion and a portion hidden from view in the wall and floor of the sulcus. [L. fr. G. gyros, circle] angular g. [TA] a folded… …   Medical dictionary

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