Definition of cuneus in English:

cuneus

noun

Anatomy
  • A wedge-shaped lobule of the medial surface of the occipital lobe of the brain, located between the calcarine and parieto-occipital fissures.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From German Cuneus from classical Latin cuneus wedge.

Pronunciation

cuneus

/ˈkjuːniəs/