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Mesh term Hippocampus

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Cerebral Cortex
Limbic System


A curved elevation of GRAY MATTER extending the entire length of the floor of the TEMPORAL HORN of the LATERAL VENTRICLE (see also TEMPORAL LOBE). The hippocampus proper, subiculum, and DENTATE GYRUS constitute the hippocampal formation. Sometimes authors include the ENTORHINAL CORTEX in the hippocampal formation.

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CA1 Region, Hippocampal
CA2 Region, Hippocampal
CA3 Region, Hippocampal
Dentate Gyrus
Fornix, Brain

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