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The rearmost lobe in each cerebral hemisphere of the brain.
- ‘Twenty-six tumors arose in the frontal lobe, 5 in the parietal lobe, and 1 in the occipital lobe; in 5 tumors, more than 1 lobe was involved.’
- ‘The lower swelling, the calcar avis, is produced by the calcarine sulcus, located on the medial surface of the occipital lobe.’
- ‘There was also a single, small cerebral metastasis in the white matter of the posterior occipital lobe.’
- ‘In 20 cases, the pathologic lesion was confined to the frontal lobe; 2 lesions involved the parietal lobe and occipital lobe each.’
- ‘The ventral aspect of the midbrain is nearer the front of the brain; the dorsal aspect of the midbrain is closer to the occipital lobes.’
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