fimbria hippocampi


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fimbria

 [fim´bre-ah] (pl. fim´briae) (L.)
1. a fringe, border, or edge; a fringelike structure.
2. pilus (def. 2).
fimbriae of fallopian tube the numerous divergent fringelike processes on the distal part of the infundibulum of the fallopian tube; called also fimbriae of uterine tube.
fimbria hippocam´pi the band of white matter along the median edge of the ventricular surface of the hippocampus.
fimbriae of uterine tube fimbriae of fallopian tube.

fim·bri·a hip·po·cam·'pi

[TA]
a narrow sharp-edged crest of white fiber matter, continuous with the alveus hippocampi, attached to the medial border of the hippocampus; composed of efferent fibers of the hippocampus that form the fornix, fibers of the hippocampal commissure, and septohippocampal fibers.

fimbria hippocampi

a band of efferent fibers formed by the alveus hippocampi that is continuous with the posterior pillar of the fornix.

fim·bri·a hip·po·cam·pi

(fim'brē-ă hip-ō-kam'pī) [TA]
A narrow sharp-edged crest of white matter, continuous with the alveus hippocampi, attached to the medial border of the hippocampus; composed of efferent fibers of the hippocampus that form the fornix, fibers of the hippocampal commissure, and septohippocampal fibers.
Synonym(s): corpus fimbriatum (1) .

fimbria

pl. fimbriae [L.]
1. a fringe, border or edge; a fringelike structure.
2. one of the minute filamentous appendages of certain bacteria; associated with antigenic properties of the cell surface. See also pilus, adhesin.

fimbria hippocampi
the band of white matter along the median edge of the ventricular surface of the hippocampus.
ovarian fimbria
occur together with the fimbriae of the uterine horn. Located in the ovulation fossa.
uterine tube fimbria
the numerous divergent fringelike processes on the distal part of the infundibulum of the uterine tube.