Occipitotemporal sulcus

The occipitotemporal sulcus, also known as the lateral occipitotemporal sulcus, runs anteroposteriorly on the inferior surface of the temporal lobe, separating the inferior temporal gyrus laterally from the fusiform gyrus medially. It runs parallel and lateral to the collateral sulcus (which is also known as the medial occipitotemporal sulcus). 

Anatomy: Brain

Anatomy: Brain

Article information

rID: 52796
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lateral occipitotemporal sulcus

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Cases and figures

  • Neuroanatomy: medial cortex (diagrams)
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