Superior temporal sulcus

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 13 May 2018

The superior temporal sulcus runs longitudinally along the lateral surface of the temporal lobe, parallel to the Sylvian fissure above and the inferior temporal sulcus below. It separates the superior temporal gyrus from the middle temporal gyrus

Posteriorly it is capped by the angular gyrus

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  • Neuroanatomy: lateral cortex (diagrams)
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