|Brain: Posterior cingulate|
|Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere.|
|Medial surface. (Areas 23 and 31 at center right. Image is reversed from image above.)|
|Latin||gyrus cinguli posterior|
|Gray's||subject #189 825|
|Part of||Cingulate gyrus|
The posterior cingulate cortex is the backmost part of the cingulate cortex. This is the upper part of the "limbic lobe". The cingulate cortex is made up of an area around the midline of the brain. Surrounding areas include the retrosplenial cortex and the precuneus.