- Referring to the cerebral convolution forming the posterior bank of the central sulcus : the p. gyrus.
* * *post·cen·tral 'pōst-'sen-trəl adj located behind a center or central structure esp located behind the central sulcus of the cerebral cortex
* * *adj.1. situated behind any centre.2. situated behind the central fissure of the brain.
* * *post·cen·tral (pōst-senґtrəl) posterior to a center, as the postcentral gyrus.
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postcentral — (ˈ) ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: post + central : located behind a center or central structure; especially : located behind the central sulcus of the cerebral cortex the postcentral gyrus the postcentral sulcus * * * adj. * * * postcentral centrally … Useful english dictionary
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Postcentral gyrus — Infobox Brain Name = Postcentral gyrus Latin = gyrus postcentralis GraySubject = 189 GrayPage = 823 Caption = Postcentral gyrus of the human brain. Caption2 = Brodmann areas 3, 1 and 2 of human brain. Brodmann area 3 is in red, area 1 in green,… … Wikipedia
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