parahippocampal gyrus

noun
para·​hip·​po·​cam·​pal gyrus | \ -ˌhip-ə-ˈkam-pəl- How to pronounce parahippocampal gyrus (audio) \

Medical Definition of parahippocampal gyrus

: a convolution on the inferior surface of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe that borders the hippocampus and contains elements of both the archipallium and neopallium

called also hippocampal convolution, hippocampal gyrus

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“Parahippocampal gyrus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parahippocampal%20gyrus. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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