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Lunate sulcus

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Lunate sulcus

Lunate sulcus
Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side.
Latin sulcus lunatus
NeuroLex ID Lunate sulcus
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

In brain anatomy, the lunate sulcus or simian sulcus also known as the sulcus lunatus is a fissure in the occipital lobe[1] found in humans and more often larger when present in apes and monkeys.[2]


  1. ^ Allen JS, Bruss J, Damasio H (August 2006). "Looking for the lunate sulcus: a magnetic resonance imaging study in modern humans". Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 288 (8): 867–76.  
  2. ^ Srijit D, Shipra P (2008). "Unilateral absence of the lunate sulcus: an anatomical perspective". Rom J Morphol Embryol 49 (2): 257–8.  
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