hippocampus minor


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calcarine spur

[TA]
the lower of two elevations on the medial wall of the posterior horn of the lateral ventricle of the brain, caused by the depth of the calcarine sulcus.

hippocampus minor

hippocampus

(hip?o-kam'pus)
An elevation of the floor of the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle of the brain, occupying nearly all of it. The hippocampus seems to be important in establishing new memories.

digitations of hippocampus

Three or four shallow grooves on the anterior portion of the hippocampus.

hippocampus minor

Calcar avis.

hippocampus

pl. hippocampi [L.] in evolutionary terms, an old part of the cerebral cortex that forms part of the floor of the lateral ventricle; identified by its white surface and convoluted appearance on section. It is examined for Negri bodies in suspected cases of rabies.

hippocampus major
hippocampus.
hippocampus minor
the lower of two medial elevations in the lateral cerebral ventricle.