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hippocampal gyrus

noun, Anatomy
1.
a convolution on the inner surface of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, bordering the hippocampus.
Also called hippocampal convolution.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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Examples for hippocampal gyrus
  • With regard to the special senses, the area for the sense of taste is probably related to the uncus and hippocampal gyrus.
hippocampal gyrus in Medicine

hippocampal gyrus n.
See parahippocampal gyrus.

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