hippocampal gyrus


noun Anatomy.

a convolution on the inner surface of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, bordering the hippocampus.

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Also called hippocampal convolution.

Origin of hippocampal gyrus

First recorded in 1880–85
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Medical definitions for hippocampal gyrus

hippocampal gyrus

n.

parahippocampal gyrus
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