POSTCENTRAL GYRUS

a ridge within the parietal lobe of the brain, just posterior to the central sulcus, which is the place of the primary somatosensory area.

POSTCENTRAL GYRUS: "The postcentral gyrus was damaged during surgery."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSTCENTRAL GYRUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postcentral-gyrus/ (accessed January 15, 2021).
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