perirhinal


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perirhinal

 [per″ĭ-ri´nal]
around the nose.

per·i·rhi·nal

(per'i-rī'năl), Although the diagraph rh occurring at the beginning of a syllable in a word of Greek origin is ordinarily changed to rrh when a prefix or other lexical element is placed before it, the r is not doubled in this word.
Around the nose or nasal cavity.
[peri- + G. rhis, nose]

per·i·rhi·nal

(per'i-rī'năl)
Around nose or nasal cavity.
[peri- + G. rhis, nose]

perirhinal

around the nose.
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Complete anterograde amnesia, like that of HM, involves not only the hippocampus, but also the cortical areas around the hippocampus, the entorhinal, perirhinal, and parahippocampal cortices.
And the perirhinal cortex, once thought to be used mainly for memory, seems to be a place where this coalescing happens, the researchers propose.
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Analysing MRI scans of VJ's brain, Maeder found very severe atrophy (wasting away of brain tissue) in the hippocampi, while the adjacent area of the brain, known as the perirhinal cortex, was relatively spared from damage.
Their results showed that two main areas of the MTL are involved in integrating "what" and "when": the hippocampus and the perirhinal cortex.
Neither 'object-in-place' or 'temporal order recognition' memories could be formed if communication between the hippocampus and either the perirhinal cortex, or the medial prefrontal cortex, was broken.
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers at the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain have found that a small area deep in the brain called the perirhinal cortex is critical for forming unconscious conceptual memories.
Lesions on the rat perirhinal cortex spare the acquisition of a complex configural visual discrimination yet impair object recognition.