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Frontal operculum

Name: Frontal operculum
Description: Portion of frontal lobe that overlaps the insular cortex (adapted from Wikipedia)
Synonym(s): inferior frontal gyrus pars opercularis[1]
Is part of: inferior frontal gyrus[1]
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Publication link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2797078/figure/F2/
Id: birnlex_751
Defining criteria: topography
Organism: Human
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF
Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 39
Defining Criteria: topography
Topography defining Criteria: The frontal operculum is demarcated caudally from the ventral precentral gyrus by the inferior precentral sulcus, dorsally from the middle frontal gyrus by the inferior frontal sulcus, and rostrally from the pars triangularis by the anterior ascending ramus of the Sylvian fissure

Parts of Frontal operculum


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Keller SS et al. (2009) A comparative magnetic resonance imaging study of the anatomy, variability, and asymmetry of Broca's area in the human and chimpanzee brain. J Neurosci 29: 14607-16 PubMed

Notes

This page uses this default form:PONS_brain_region

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Facts about Frontal operculumRDF feed
Created8 October 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefiningCriteriatopography  +
DefinitionPortion of frontal lobe that overlaps the insular cortex (adapted from Wikipedia)
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_751  +
Is part ofInferior frontal gyrus  +
LabelFrontal operculum  +
ModifiedDate11 July 2012  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=39  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
PublicationLinkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2797078/figure/F2/  +
SpeciesHuman  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
Synonyminferior frontal gyrus pars opercularis  +
TomoDefiningCriteriaThe frontal operculum is demarcated caudal The frontal operculum is demarcated caudally from the ventral precentral gyrus by the inferior precentral sulcus, dorsally from the middle frontal gyrus by the inferior frontal sulcus, and rostrally from the pars triangularis by the anterior ascending ramus of the Sylvian fissure ior ascending ramus of the Sylvian fissure
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