Postcentral sulcus

Last revised by Craig Hacking on 20 May 2018

The postcentral sulcus is a sulcus of the parietal lobe that separates the postcentral gyrus from the remainder of the parietal lobe, thus dividing the primary somatosensory cortex from the secondary somatosensory cortex. It runs parallel and posterior to the central sulcus.

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: neuroanatomy: superior cortex (diagrams)
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