The uncus, and subiculum cornu ammonis of the human brain, belong to it.
Greek, ; Latin, uncus, ferramentum quo in sectione calculus protrahitur.
Scaphium: a ventral process of the 10th abdominal segment in male Lepidoptera below the uncus.
Eventually it ends in the substance of the hippocampus and in the uncus of the temporal lobe.
The olfactory and gustatory centres are situated in the uncus close to the pituitary fossa.
uncus un·cus (ŭng'kəs)
n. pl. un·ci (ŭn'sī)
A hook-shaped part or process.
The anterior hooked extremity of the parahippocampal gyrus on the basomedial surface of the temporal lobe. Also called uncinate gyrus.