Entorhinal area | definition of entorhinal area by Medical dictionary
Brodmann area 28, a cytoarchitecturally well-defined area of multilaminate cerebral cortex on the medial aspect of the parahippocampal gyrus, immediately caudal to the olfactory cortex of the uncus; the area is the origin of the major fiber system afferent to the hippocampus, the so-called perforant pathway.
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Eight of nine patients' ability to recognize the faces of specific people improved after receiving electrical pulses to the right side of the brain's entorhinal area
, which is critical to learning and memory.
The team monitored the wires to record neuron activity as memories were formed, then sent a specific pattern of quick pulses back into the entorhinal area
In the brain, neurons are considered a significant cellular source of BDNF, and synthesis occurs in regions that participate in emotional and cognitive function (e.g., hippocampus and frontal, parietal, and entorhinal areas