limbic system


limbic system

noun

Definition of LIMBIC SYSTEM

:  a group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the hippocampus, and the amygdala) of the brain that are concerned especially with emotion and motivation

First Known Use of LIMBIC SYSTEM

1952

limbic system

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIMBIC SYSTEM

: a group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the hippocampus, and the amygdala) of the brain that are concerned especially with emotion and motivation

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