- hippocampal convolution
- hippocampal convolution n PARAHIPPOCAMPAL GYRUS
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
hippocampal convolution — noun or hippocampal gyrus : a convolution of the cerebral cortex that borders the hippocampus and contains elements of both archipallium and neopallium … Useful english dictionary
hippocampal gyrus — noun see hippocampal convolution * * * Anat. a convolution on the inner surface of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, bordering the hippocampus. Also called hippocampal convolution. [1880 85] … Useful english dictionary
hippocampal gyrus — Anat. a convolution on the inner surface of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, bordering the hippocampus. Also called hippocampal convolution. [1880 85] * * * … Universalium
convolution — 1. A coiling or rolling of an organ. 2. Specifically, a gyrus of the cerebral or cerebellar cortex. [L. convolutio] angular c. SYN: angular gyrus. anterior central c. SYN: precentral gyrus. ascending frontal c. SYN: precentral gyrus. ascending … Medical dictionary
gyrus — One of the prominent rounded elevations that form the cerebral hemispheres, each consisting of an exposed superficial portion and a portion hidden from view in the wall and floor of the sulcus. [L. fr. G. gyros, circle] angular g. [TA] a folded… … Medical dictionary
parahippocampul gyrus — para·hip·po·cam·pal gyrus .hip ə kam pəl n a convolution on the inferior surface of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe that borders the hippocampus and contains elements of both archipallium and neopallium called also hippocampal… … Medical dictionary
dentate fissure — noun or dentate sulcus : a fissure of the mesial surface of each cerebral hemisphere extending from behind the posterior end of the corpus callosum forward and downward to the recurved part of the hippocampal convolution called also hippocampal… … Useful english dictionary
uncinate gyrus — noun or uncinate convolution : a subdivision of the hippocampal convolution containing olfactory association centers and marked by a thick layer of myelinated fibers upon its surface … Useful english dictionary
pyriform lobe — noun pear shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon • Syn: ↑pyriform area, ↑piriform area, ↑piriform lobe • Hypernyms: ↑neural structure • Part Holonyms: ↑rhinencephalon, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
olfactory area — noun 1. : the sensory area for olfaction lying in the hippocampal convolution 2. : the area of nasal mucosa in which the olfactory organ is situated … Useful english dictionary