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Brain: Straight gyrus
Orbital surface of left frontal lobe. Straight gyrus is shown in orange.
Human brainstem anterior view. Straight gyrus is numbered as #1
Latin gyrus rectus
Gray's subject #189 822
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MeSH [1]

The portion of the frontal lobe medial to the medial orbital gyrus is named the gyrus rectus (or straight gyrus), and is continuous with the superior frontal gyrus on the medial surface.

A specific function for the gyrus rectus has not yet been elucidated.

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