dentate gyrus

dentate gyrus
dentate gyrus n a narrow strip of cortex associated with the hippocampal sulcus that continues forward to the uncus

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gyrus dentatus [TA] a serrated strip of gray matter under the medial border of the hippocampus and in its depths; it is an archaeocortex which develops along the edge of the hippocampal fissure and which consists of molecular, granular, and multiform layers.

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