temporal operculum
Acronym: tmo
The term temporal operculum refers to the part of the superior temporal gyrus that overlies the ventral portion of the insula in primates, including the human ( Roberts-1970 ) and the macaque ( Pandya-1973 ). It is defined by dissection. The inferior limiting sulcus separates it from the insula deep in the lateral fissure. It is one of three parts of the opercular cortex. The others are the basal operculum and the frontoparietal operculum. It is not present in rodents.

Also known as: supratemporal planeNeuroNames ID : 3296

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