calcarine sulcus

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Related to calcarine sulcus: cingulate gyrus, cuneus, lingual gyrus, collateral sulcus
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Synonyms for calcarine sulcus

a sulcus in the mesial surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum

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Below this level, the cingulum courses near the most anterior part of the optic radiations and covers the inferior lip of the anterior part of the calcarine sulcus. Removal of the cingulum exposes the corpus callosum from the genu and rostrum anteriorly to the splenium posteriorly.
Striate cortex: Striate cortex is largely on medial aspect of occipital lobe around and in calcarine sulcus with extensions into uncus and lingual gyrus.
This area is in the calcarine sulcus, which is labeled on Figure 1.
The presence of the calcarine sulcus in the occipital lobe is also clear, as well as the lateral sulcus between the parietal and temporal lobes.