Cuneus

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Brain: Cuneus
Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere. (Cuneus visible at left.)
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Cuneus (Latin for "wedge"; plural, cunei) is also the architectural term applied to the wedge-shaped divisions of the Roman theatre separated by the scalae or stairways; see Vitruvius v. 4.

The cuneus is a portion of the human brain in the occipital lobe.

This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain.

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