a region on the medial surface of the parietal lobe of each cerebral hemisphere within the brain. Residing between the cingulatel sulcus and the parieto-occipita sulcus, it is engaged in a multitude of mental acts. Immediately posterior to it is the wedge-shaped cuneus.

PRECUNEUS: "Part of the test will require students to label parts of the brain, such as the precuneus."
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