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Brain surface: Journeys to the brain-2

Brain surface regions Image courtesy: S Bhimji MD; from Neuroanatomy, Postcentral Gyrus Copyright © 2020, StatPearls Publishing LLC. under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), We began this series with the journey to the brain covers. This post journeys on the brain surface. The brain surface is full of ridges (bumps) and valleys (grooves) (see Figure 1). Experts have given specific names to recognize these bumps and grooves. Moreover, in the medical field, the bumps are named gyri (its singular word is gyrus) and grooves as sulci (its singular word is sulcus). The purpose of these ridges…

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