Papez circuit(redirected from Circuit of Papez)
a long circuitous conduction chain in the mammalian forebrain, leading from the hippocampus by way of the fornix to the mammillary body and thence returning to the hippocampus by way of, sequentially, the anterior thalamic nuclei, cingulate gyrus, and parahippocampal gyrus.
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Papez,James W., U.S. anatomist, 1883-1958.
Papez circle - network of nerve fibers and centers.
Papez circuit - a long circuitous conduction chain in the mammalian forebrain.
Papez theory of emotions - theory that emotions are controlled by Papez circle.
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