Definition of precuneus in English:

precuneus

(also praecuneus)

noun

Anatomy
  • A lobule of the parietal lobe of the brain located in front of the cuneus and behind the paracentral lobule.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From scientific Latin Praecuneus from classical Latin prae- + cuneus.

Pronunciation

precuneus

/priːˈkjuːnɪəs/