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parahippocampal gyrus

noun para·hip·po·cam·pal gyrus \-ˌhip-ə-ˈkam-pəl-\

Medical Definition of parahippocampal gyrus

  1. :  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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