Planum temporale

The planum temporale is a part of the temporal lobe.

Gross anatomy

It is located at the upper and posterior aspect of the temporal lobe. It is bordered:

It is usually larger on the left than on the right; this might explain why the left Sylvian fissure appears longer and more horizontal in most individuals.

Anatomy: Brain

Anatomy: Brain

Article information

rID: 59607
Section: Anatomy
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