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Superior temporal gyrus

Name: Superior temporal gyrus
Description: Component of the temporal lobe, lateral aspect. The rostral boundary is the rostral extent of the ssuperior temporal sulcus. The caudal boundary is the cauday portion of the superior temporal gyrus (posterior to becoming continuous with the supramarginal gyrus). The medial boundary is the lateral fissure (and when present the supramarginal gyrus), and the lateral boundary is the superior temporal suclus (Christine Fennema-Notestine).
Synonym(s): Gyrus temporalis superior
Abbreviation: STG
Is part of: temporal lobe
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: birnlex_1648
Organism: Human
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 118

Parts of Superior temporal gyrus

Inferred outgoing projections for Superior temporal gyrus

The following brain regions receive axons from Superior temporal gyrus: Caudate nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.




  • Acronym: STG
  • This visualization was created by the Scalable Brain Atlas group and is based on the Rhesus Monkey - Paxinos et al. 2000

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Facts about Superior temporal gyrusRDF feed
AbbrevSTG  +
AcronymSTG  +
Created5 October 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionComponent of the temporal lobe, lateral as Component of the temporal lobe, lateral aspect. The rostral boundary is the rostral extent of the ssuperior temporal sulcus. The caudal boundary is the cauday portion of the superior temporal gyrus (posterior to becoming continuous with the supramarginal gyrus). The medial boundary is the lateral fissure (and when present the supramarginal gyrus), and the lateral boundary is the superior temporal suclus (Christine Fennema-Notestine). oral suclus (Christine Fennema-Notestine).
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_1648  +
Is part ofTemporal lobe  +
LabelSuperior temporal gyrus  +
ModifiedDate9 February 2012  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=118  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SpeciesHuman  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
SynonymGyrus temporalis superior  +
UmlscuiC0152309  +