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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 of hippocampal gyrus
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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hippocampal-gyrus in Medicine

hippocampal gyrus n.
See parahippocampal gyrus.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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