Temporal lobe

 


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This lobe is mainly known for auditory, vestibular and gustatory functions. Areas 41,42 are considered auditory while area 43 is gustatory. It has the following gyri

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Superior temporal gyrus

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Middle temporal gyrus

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Inferior temporal gyrus

There are certain parts of the brain, which extend their gyri beyond the ordinary boundaries of the cortical lobes. We have the lateral and medial temporal occipital gyri in the base of the brain. Parahippocampal gyrus, subcallsoal gyrus (which is part of the limbic system).

Axial MRI showing left temporal lobe

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Basal ganglia Forebrain Temporal lobe Cerebral operculum Remove operculum Wall of lateral ventricle 1
Wall of lateral ventricle 2 Wall of lateral ventricle 3 lateral ventricle 1 lateral ventricle 2 Base of brain Rhomboid fossa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Brainstem Thalamus Forebrain Medulla Midbrain Pons
Temporal lobe Basal ganglia Epithalamus Cerebral operculum Remove operculum Wall of lateral ventricle 1
Wall of lateral ventricle 2 Wall of lateral ventricle 3 Lateral ventricle 1 Lateral ventricle 2 Base Rhomboid fossa

 

 

 

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Clinical anatomy

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Medicine

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