limbic lobe


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lim·bic lobe

[TA]
as originally defined by P. Broca: the nearly closed ring of the brain structures surrounding the hilus, or margin, of the cerebral hemisphere of mammals; it is composed of the fornicate gyrus (cingulate gyrus, fasciolar gyrus, parahippocampal gyrus, and uncus) and the hippocampus. See: limbic system.
Synonym(s): lobus limbicus [TA]

limbic lobe

Etymology: L, limbus, edge; Gk, lobos, lobe
the marginal section of the cerebral hemispheres on the medial aspects. It forms a ring of neural tissue around the hypothalamus and some nuclei.

limbic lobe

The marginal section of a cerebral hemisphere on the medial aspect. Synonym: gyrus fornicatus
See also: lobe
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The studies had been able to identify discrete abnormalities in the circuitry of three brain regions in the limbic lobe, an area that is key to emotions and learning, functions that are abnormal in those with schizophrenia.
The archaea can regulate limbic lobe transmission with archaeal cholesterol aromatase/ ring oxidase generated norepinephrine, dopamine, serotonin and acetyl choline [17].
The archaea can regulate limbic lobe transmission with archaeal cholesterol aromatase/ring oxidase generated norepinephrine, dopamine, serotonin and acetyl choline [17].
Four lobes are visible from the outside, namely, the frontal, the parietal, the occipital and, the temporal lobe, while the other two are internal: the insula and limbic lobes.