hippocampal gyrus

noun Anatomy.
a convolution on the inner surface of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, bordering the hippocampus.
Also called hippocampal convolution.


Origin:
1880–85

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hippocampal gyrus n.
See parahippocampal gyrus.

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With regard to the special senses, the area for the sense of taste is probably related to the uncus and hippocampal gyrus.
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