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Brain: Supracallosal gyrus
Scheme of rhinencephalon. (Gyrus supercallosus labeled at center top.)
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Latin gyrus supercallosus
Gray's subject #189 827
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MeSH [1]

The supracallosal gyrus (indusium griseum; gyrus epicallosus) consists of a thin layer of gray substance in contact with the upper surface of the corpus callosum and continuous laterally with the gray substance of the cingulate gyrus.

It contains two longitudinally directed strands of fibers termed respectively the medial and lateral longitudinal striae.

The supracallosal gyrus is prolonged around the splenium of the corpus callosum as a delicate lamina, the fasciola cinerea, which is continuous below with the fascia dentata hippocampi.

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