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entorhinal

adjective en·to·rhi·nal \ˌen-tə-ˈrī-nəl\

Definition of ENTORHINAL

:  of, relating to, or being the part of the cerebral cortex in the medial temporal lobe that serves as the main cortical input to the hippocampus
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Origin of ENTORHINAL

ent- + -rhinal; from the rhinal sulcus, the furrow within which the entorhinal cortex is located
First Known Use: 1968
Medical Dictionary

entorhinal

adjective en·to·rhi·nal \ˌen-tə-ˈrī-nəl\

Medical Definition of ENTORHINAL

:  of, relating to, or being the part of the cerebral cortex in the medial temporal lobe that serves as the main cortical input to the hippocampus

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