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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.
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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.
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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) .
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In the HE sections, the ipsilateral fimbria of the hippocampus demonstrated more neuronal damage, neuronal cell apoptosis, and neuronal dysfunction than the contralateral side.
11) lay next to the alveus and the fimbria of the hippocampus, the posterior part of Ammon's horn and the end of the dentate gyrus at the ventricular atrium (same Fig.