parieto-occipital sulcus

Definitions of parieto-occipital sulcus
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n a sulcus near the posterior end of each hemisphere that separates the parietal lobes and the occipital lobes in both hemispheres

Synonyms:
parieto-occipital fissure
Type of:
sulcus
(anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain

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