hippocampal sulcus

noun

Medical Definition of hippocampal 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 parahippocampal gyrus

called also hippocampal fissure

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“Hippocampal sulcus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hippocampal%20sulcus. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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