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Related to limbic: neocortex, amygdala, Limbic encephalitis

limbic

 [lim´bik]
pertaining to a limbus, or margin.

lim·bic

(lim'bik),
1. Relating to a limbus.
2. Relating to the limbic system.

limbic

/lim·bic/ (lim´bik) pertaining to a limbus, or margin; see also under system.

limbic

(lĭm′bĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by a limbus.
2. Of or relating to the limbic system.

limbic

[lim′bik]
Etymology: L, limbus, edge
pertaining to something that is marginal or at a junction between structures.

lim·bic

(lim'bik)
1. Relating to a limbus.
2. Relating to the limbic system

limbic

pertaining to a limbus, or margin.

limbic conjunctiva
the mucous membrane at the place of transition from corneal to conjunctival epithelium.
limbic system
a system of brain structures common to the brains of all mammals, comprising the phylogenetically old cortex (archipallium and paleopallium) and its primarily related nuclei. It is associated with olfaction, autonomic functions and certain aspects of emotion and behavior.
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